Ibergegossen Authenticity: Heritage and Language Learning
A personal reflection on six months or so of learning Yiddish, and how language learning can teach us a thing or two about authenticity and identity.
Queers Kvetching about Knishes in the Mame-Loshn
I’ve learnt a lot of languages in my time. Even at a young age, I had an aptitude for it. We spoke English at home, and my first foray into language learning was at age 4, when my parents enrolled me in a bilingual English-French playgroup. This might seem like the natural, patriotic thing to…