About In geveb


In geveb aims to be a central address for the study of all things Yiddish—the focal point for discussions of Yiddish literature, language, and culture, and 
the home for the next generation of Yiddish scholarship. In geveb, which in Yiddish means “in web,” will catalyze and renew dialogue between scholars around the world about Yiddish culture, weaving together the voices and texts of Yiddish’s past, present, and future.

In geveb is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a subscription-free digital journal. This means that all content is freely available without charge to the reader when used for scholarly and educational purposes. However, given the complex nature of copyright surrounding the archiving and digitization of Yiddish texts, a given post on In geveb may be governed by a web of permissions and rights. Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in quoting or republishing any of the material published on In geveb.

In geveb is indexed on RAMBI and on the Road Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources. Our ISSN number is: 2381-5973.

Click here to learn more about the beginnings of In geveb from its founding editors Eitan Kensky and Saul Zaritt.

Editorial Board


Jessica Kirzane

University of Chicago

Translations Editor

Daniel Kennedy


Peer Review Editor

Sandra Fox

Stanford University

Sunny Yudkoff

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Saul Noam Zaritt

Harvard University

Assistant Editor

Miranda Cooper

Editorial Intern

Olivia Oldham

Harvard University

Eyshe Beirich

University of Chicago

Managing Editor / Development Associate

Cassandra Euphrat Weston

University of Michigan

Peer Review Associate

LeiAnna Hamel

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Pedagogy Editor

Sandra Chiritescu

Columbia University

Editorial Board

Magdalena Kozłowska

University of Warsaw

Tova Benjamin

New York University

Yaakov Herskovitz

University of Michigan

Alec (Leyzer) Burko

Stefanie Halpern

Jewish Theological Seminary

Eitan Kensky

Stanford University

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Western Washington University

Raphael Koenig

Harvard University

Eliezer Niborski

Index to Yiddish Periodicals

Hannah Pollin-Galay

Tel Aviv University

Sarah Ponichtera

Seton Hall University

Sebastian Schulman


Samuel Spinner

Johns Hopkins University

Joshua Price

Columbia University

Senior Advisor

David G. Roskies

The Jewish Theological Seminary, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Founding Editors

Eitan Kensky

Stanford University

Saul Noam Zaritt

Harvard University

Former Editors

Diana Clarke

University of Pittsburgh

Madeleine Cohen

Yiddish Book Center

Emma Morgenstern

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Western Washington University


In geveb has received gen­er­ous sup­port from:

Atran Foundation
The Michael H. Baker Family Foundation
The Neal and Susan Broxmeyer Family Foundation