Josh Lambert

Josh Lambert is the Academic Director of the Yiddish Book Center and a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the author of Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture (2013) and American Jewish Fiction: A JPS Guide (2009), and a contributing editor to Tablet magazine.


The Importance of Exposing Teenagers to Great Jewish Books

Finding a Place for Contemporary Jewish Literature in Jewish Day Schools


How Did You Come to Write That Book, Anyway?

Can We Print “Motherfucker” Here?

Is “Shmuk” a Dirty Word?

Obscene Recommendations