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Eight Days of Hanukkah Gift Ideas

Staff members share some great gift ideas from the Yiddish Book Center bookstore.

Ruth Wisse: Teacher and Mentor

Debra Caplan offers a personal portrait of a pioneer of Yiddish literary studies. 

Fellowship Program

We're now accepting applications for our 2016-17 Fellowship Program, a yearlong professional experience in Yiddish language and Jewish cultural work.

A Yiddish Book Rescue in Mexico City

Two Yiddish Book Center staff members recently traveled to Mexico to oversee the rescue of thousands of Yiddish volumes.

Help Us Share Literary and Cultural Treasures With New Generations

"After thirty-five years, you and I are guardians of one of the largest collections of Yiddish books ever assembled, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t do everything in our power to share their content with the world," Yiddish Book Center President Aaron Lansky writes. Read on to see how you can help that effort. 

In Our Orchard

How does the Yiddish Book Center keep the dozens of apple trees that surround our building healthy? With help from our arborist friends.

Yiddish Book Center Welcomes Three New Fellows

The fellows will spend the next year working as full-time members of the Center staff.