A 1923 studio portrait of the In zikh ("Introspectivist") poetry group.

Jennifer Kronovet studied Yiddish so she could communicate with the dead


I first came across Jennifer Kronovet via her collection of poems, The Wug Test. Many of the poems are about language — how we use it, how we take it for granted, how we acquired it in the first place. (The original Wug Test was a famous language acquistion exercise developed by psycholinguist, Jean Berko Gleason.)  [[entity_id:"84678" entity_type:"node" […]

Hani Abo Awad teaches Arabic at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School of Greater Washington. He is an Arab-Israeli.

The teacher’s an Israeli Arab, the students are Jewish American and the subject is Arabic