A guide to online courses, tools and programs for adult students.
How Jews fleeing Spain and Portugal transformed the region.
How much do you know about Hebrew, Aramaic and other languages spoken by Jews?
Commonly used words and phrases for "noshers" and "fressers."
The Lithuania-born visionary turned an ancient language into a spoken one.
Modern Israeli Literature
You don't have to know Hebrew to enjoy some of Israel's best books.
One of the most beloved writers of Yiddish literature, his work inspired the hit musical "Fiddler on the Roof."
Klezmer music found new life in America in the late 20th century.
The People of the Book have created a sizable corpus of secular prose and poetry.
A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.
Sometimes not understanding the words can actually enhance the experience of prayer.
Yiddish writers emigrated from Europe, and though Yiddish writing all but ceased after the Holocaust, it is seeing a small rebirth today.
An overview of the grammar — and the many ways this Jewish language differs from Hebrew.
Literature in Judeo-Spanish, the language of Sephardic Jews
Because many Jewish writers wrote in German, Russian, French, and other European languages, what we call "European Jewish literature" overlaps with European literature as a whole.