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Pesakh Stories

Every family has its own Passover traditions, from special matzo ball soup recipes to the way they tell the story of the Israelites' liberation and exodus from Egypt. Hear some of those stories in this collection of excerpts from our Wexler Oral History Project.

"I Miss Hearing Yiddish"

What brings students to YiddishSchool, our annual program for adult learners?

"Echoes from the Borscht Belt"

An exhibit of Marisa Scheinfeld's evocative images documenting what has become of the once-thriving vacation spot opens at the Center in April.

Great Jewish Books Program Opens Vast Literature to Students

The Yiddish Book Center's summer program for high school students is now accepting applications for 2015.

A Significant Milestone

The Wexler Oral History Project conducts a very special interview.

Yidstock 2015 Lineup Announced

The annual event, now in its fourth year, celebrates the best and newest in klezmer and Yiddish music.


New Translation Fellows Announced

The 2015 translation fellows are the program's largest and most diverse group yet 

Exhibit: Felix Lembersky: Soviet Form, Jewish Context

A visiting exhibit of work by the important but long-overlooked Soviet Jewish painter, now at the Yiddish Book Center's Brechner Gallery