Check out my  maps of eastern Europe – the whole region is now complete! / !כאַפּט נאָר אַ קוק אויף די מאַפּעס מײַנע — פֿאַראַן שוין גאַנץ מיזרח־אייראָפּע I have mapped Yiddish names of cities, towns and regions in eastern Europe, along with the official names for the past 100 years. / .איך האָב צונויפֿגעשטעלט […]

As you can see, maps are done by regions. However, since Google Maps only allows about 200 locations per map, I have had to subdivide some regions arbitrarily – especially Poland and Ukraine. It can be confusing, but if you are looking for a location in present-day Poland, you should look for it on all […]

Other projects in the works: The latest issue of YIVO’s linguistic journal, Yidishe shprakh; An updated version of YIVO’s brochure “Basic Facts about Yiddish”; A full bibliography of all YIVO publications since its founding in 1925. :נאָך פּראָיעקטן אין גאַנג ;דער נײַסטער נומער ייִדישע שפּראַך ;אַ באַנײַטער נוסח פֿון דער בראָשורקע „יסודותדיקע פֿאַקטן וועגן ייִדיש אַ פֿולע […]

I have mapped Yiddish names of cities, towns and regions in eastern Europe, along with the official names for the past 100 years. It will soon be possible to click on any of over 2,000 towns and see their Yiddish and official names. For those people interested in where the ancestors lived, the delimiting of […]

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