Academic Writing

Refereed Journal Articles

“Women, Love, and the Reform Jewish Mission: Jewish-Christian Marriage in Emma Wolf’s Other Things Being Equal and its Literary Successors.” American Jewish History Volume 104, Numbers 2/3, April/July 2020, pp. 289-322.

“Ambivalent Attitudes Toward Intermarriage in the Forverts, 1905-1920.”  Journal of Jewish Identities 8:1 (January 2015), pp. 23-47.

 “’This is How a Generation Grows:’ Lynching as a Site of Ethical Loss in Yiddish Literature.”  Zutot 9 (2012), pp. 59-71.  Reprinted in In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies.

Essays in Edited Volumes

“The ‘Yiddish Gaze’: American Yiddish Literary Representations of Black Bodies and their Torture.” Race with Jewish Ethics.  Jonathan Crane, ed.  Penn State University Press, 2020.

“Afterward” (with Ellen Cassedy) to On the Landing: Collected Stories of Yenta Mash.  Trans. Ellen Cassedy.  University of New Mexico Press, 2019.

“‘What Kind of a Man are You?’: The Sexualization of Race and the Trope of Alienation in Yiddish American Narratives of Interethnic Sexual Encounter.”  The Sacred Encounter: Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality. Lisa Grushcow, ed.  CCAR Press, 2014, pp. 195-208.

Encyclopedia Entries

Emma Wolf” in the Shalvi-Hyman Encyclopedia of Jewish Women, a project of the Jewish Women’s Archive.

Book Reviews

review of Women Writing Jewish Modernity, 1919-1939 by Allison Schachter, for In geveb

“Sewn with the Tiniest of Pearls,” review of The Can­vas and Oth­er Sto­ries by Salomea Perl, trans­lat­ed by Ruth Mur­phy, in In geveb.

review of Kadya Molodovsky’s A Jewish Refugee in New York, trans. Anita Norich, in Empty Mirror

Anctil, Pierre. Jacob-Isaac Segal: A Montreal Yiddish Poet and His Millieu, in Canadian Jewish Studies / Études juives canadiennes, vol 27 (June 2019).

“Lot’s Wife Speaks,” review of Laura Eve Engel’s debut poetry collection, Things That Go in Jewish Currents.

review of Eddy Portnoy. Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press. in H-Judaic

review of Blume Lempel. Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories, trans. Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Aron Taub, in Jewish Book Council Reviews


#IkhOykh: Workplace Harassment in Yiddish Literature.” (with Sonia Gollance) In geveb, November 2021.

Reckoning with American Racism and Racist Violence, af Yidish.” JTA, June 2021.

The rhythm and rhyme had to leap off the page: An Interview with Ellen Cassedy about Translating Yiddish Children’s Poetry.” In geveb, November 2020.

Yiddish writers knew from pogroms. Here’s what they can teach us about Tulsa and beyond.” In geveb, June 2021.

“Oh, Give Me a Home: Jewish American Literature Beyond the City.”  Paper Brigade, vol. 3., December 2018.

Yiddish Linguistics and Digital Humanities: A Conversation with Michelle Chesner.”  In geveb, February 2018.

A Jewish Autobiography in T-Shirts.”  Hidden in Plain Sight: T-Shirts and the Creation of Ethnic Identity.  New Media in Jewish Studies Collaborative. 

Rose Rosenberg: A Young Jewish Woman Behind the Scenes of No. 10 Downing Street.”  Blog: Jewesses With Attitude (Jewish Women’s Archive).  Feb. 2015. 

“Ingesting Judaism.”  Living Jewishly: A Snapshot of a Generation.  Stephanie Bregman, ed.  Academic Studies Press, 2012, pp. 76-78.

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