Corpus of Spoken Yiddish in Europe

Table of Contents

  1. About the Project
  2. Team and Contact
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. Publicity

About the Project

Detailed project description to come. History of the corpus. Background on the interviews, the archive, etc.

Team and Contact

Who We Are


Dr. Isaac L. Bleaman, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley

Manager (2021–2023)

Dr. Chaya R. Nove, Postdoctoral Scholar in Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley

Technical Support

Ronald Sprouse, Information Systems Analyst, University of California, Berkeley

Transcribers and Reviewers

Yakov Blum
Eli Jany
Eliezer Niborski
Izzy Posen
Ben Sadock

How to Reach Us

If you would like to suggest a correction to a transcript or to any metadata in the corpus, please submit an “Issue” on our transcript repository. Choose the template that best matches your issue and click “Get Started” to fill out the submission form. You will need to sign in to GitHub (or create an account if you are new to the platform) before you can access the form.

For all other questions and comments about the CSYE, please send an email to


We gratefully acknowledge the USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education for its support of this project. All interviews are from the archive of the USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education. For more information:

This project was made possible by grant support from the National Science Foundation (Grant No. BCS-2142797) and fellowship support from the University of California, Berkeley. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in the material on this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the University of California, Berkeley.

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The CSYE has been featured in the following media outlets and websites: Forverts (in Yiddish); Forward (in English); the Linguistic Society of America newsletter; and the USC Shoah Foundation newsletter.