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Joining a Minyan

Joining a Minyan

By Frieda Vizel

Growing up in an ultra-Orthodox community, Frieda Vizel always knew that minyans were for men — until she was asked to join one.

Taking the High Road

Taking the High Road

By Eliyahu Federman

A newspaper story about Hasids nabbed in a marijuana bust repeatedly points to the men’s religion. Eliyahu Federman asks why, since their faith has nothing to do with the alleged crime.

Should an Old Acquaintance With Yiddish Be Forgot Some theorists have posited that the Scots language shares some of Yiddish’s Germanic vocabulary.

Scotland's Yiddish History

By Philologos

As the Scottish independence vote looms, Philologos investigates the origins of Scots Yiddish. Is it a dialect, a language all its own —  or something else entirely?

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