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"Whatever Yiddish You Can Learn, Learn It"

From our Wexler Oral History Project: Ted Steinberg, Distinguished Teaching Professor at SUNY Fredonia, talks about the importance of students' learning Yiddish

The Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books Now Fully Accessible Online

The Yiddish Book Center’s Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books is a collection of audio books and short stories featuring Yiddish literature read aloud by native speakers. 

Exhibit: Felix Lembersky: Soviet Form, Jewish Context

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

What's on This Month's The List?

What do Lena Dunham, halva spread, and Jewish-themed T-shirts have in common? Tent: Encounters with Jewish Culture has the answer.

Pakn Treger, Number 69

In the latest issue of Pakn Treger: an in-depth look at Yiddish theater and its far-reaching influence

Help us make all of our collections accessible to users everywhere!

After three decades of active collecting, we have become the guardians of some of the most priceless treasures of the Jewish people. Help make all of our collections – the countless books, journals, lectures, videos, oral histories, and other treasures we’ve saved over the years – instantly and seamlessly accessible to users everywhere.

2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The Yiddish Book Center is one of 10 recipients of this year’s National Medal for Museum and Library Service.