Reviews and Journalism

Restaurants may be reopening, but will dining out be the same?” The Washington Post, June 14, 2020

Review of Seeds in the Desert by Mendel Mann,In Geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies, May 20, 2020

Teaching Through a Bout With Covid-19, ” Chronicle of Higher Education,  May 7, 2020

“Translingualism Today”: A Review of Naomi Brenner’s Lingering Bilingualism, (co-authored with Yaakov Herskovitz), In Geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies, Sept. 2016

“A professor’s Freedom to Tweet: The Steven Salaita Affair,” +972 Magazine, October 7, 2014

“Kawiarnie Berlina – przestrzenie modernizmu hebrajskiego i jidysz”, Cwiszn, Winter 2012 (Polish)

A Habsburg Treasure in a Desolate Land: On David Fogel’s Viennese Novel,Ha’aretz Literary Supplement, April 2012 (Hebrew)

What is Jewish Literature?” (A review of Dan Miron’s Book: From Continuity to Contiguity”) The New Republic, December 2011

“Israeli Snow: On Yung Yisroel for its 60th anniversary,” Ha’aretz Literary Supplement, October 2011 (Hebrew)

“Good Bye Gutenberg” Ha’aretz, April 2011 (Hebrew)

“New Home, Old Language: On Yiddish Literature in Israel,” Cwiszn, Winter 2011 (Polish)

Tel Aviv, meet the Lower East Side”: A Review of the Novel “Hebrew Publishing Company [Hebrew and English versions], Ha’aretz Literary Supplement, February 2011.

“Kaffee als kultureller Nährboden”, Aufbau:das Jüdische Monatmagazin, June 2009.

A Rich Brew of Ideas: On Jews and Coffeehouses,” The Jewish Week: Text/Context, April 2009.

A series of five articles on the Jewish Literary Cafés of Europe [Hebrew], Ha’aretz Literary Supplement, May-June, 2008.

“Everything Entered My Heart and Scratched it”: A Review of Haim Sabato’s Come O Wind, Ha’aretz Literary Supplement, April 2008.

Welcome to Yiddishland” (a review of Davka), Ha’aaretz Sfarim [Hebrew and English Edition], March 2008.