We visit with artist Liana Finck to learn about her illustration exhibit A Bintel Brief. On display at the Yiddish Book Center, A Bintel Brief is a graphic novel based on letters to the Forverts newspaper's advice column.
Immersive, intense, free, week-long workshops for Jews between the ages of 20 and 30 — the first of them, in 2013, focusing on Jewishness and comedy (LA, March), creative writing (Amherst, June), and theater (NYC, August).
This is the first complete English-language translation of Moyshe Kulbak's The Zelmenyaners, a classic of Yiddish literature and one of the great comic novels of the twentieth century. Translated by Hillel Halkin, with an introduction by Sasha Senderovich, this edition was published in 2012 by the New Yiddish Library, a collaboration between Yale University Press and the Yiddish Book Center.