The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Farbindungen: The Roots of Yiddish Networking

On The Shmooze this week we visit with Farbindungen Conference organizers Sarah Biskowitz and Carolyn Beard to learn about the two-day virtual conference, for early career Yiddish scholars, which aimed to build connections with by considering Yiddish networks – past and present. In conversation we learn that networks have deep roots in Yiddish culture—and we discuss how such networks might play out in today’s digital realm.

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