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Nathan Hilu’s Journal: Word, Image, Memory

Nathan Hilu’s Journal: Word, Image, Memory will be on exhibit in the Yiddish Book Center's Brechner Gallery through September, 2014.

Yiddish Idioms

This month’s Heymarbet is filled with Yiddish idiomatic expressions. Your task is to find the separable- or inseparable-prefix verb in each sentence and write down its infinitive!

The Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books is 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. 

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. 

Sweet or savory: how do you prefer your gefilte fish?

Below are links to several recipes. Try a few—or try them all—and let us know which is your favorite. Or maybe you already have the best gefilte fish recipe ever. If so, please share it with us at pt@bikher.org.

"It Was More Like a Resuscitation": Lorin Sklamberg's Thoughts on Klezmer Revival

Lorin Sklamberg, lead singer for The Klezmatics and YIVO sound archivist, discusses his role in Klezmer revival and his sadness that the line of musical transmission from one generation to another was broken.