Yiddish is a language that inspires strong feelings. Some associate it with jokes, insults, or funny sayings. For some, it is deeply tied to the “old world” that parents and grandparents left behind. Some people think Yiddish is dead and some think it was never a real language to begin with! Join us as we explore the diasporic mishmash of the Yiddish language from its medieval origins to its 21st century present.