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"When I'm Here, I Feel Like I'm Coming Home"

Last fall, StoryCorps visited the Yiddish Book Center. Hear one of the interviews conducted during that visit, a remembrance of the late Arthur Klein, a beloved docent at the Center.

Yankee Magazine Features Yiddish Book Center

In its latest issue, the venerable travel magazine dubs the Center a “Local Treasure”

What Inspires College Students to Spend a Summer Immersed in Yiddish?

Our 2015 Steiner Summer Yiddish Program is accepting applications through February 10. Hear from alumni of the program about what makes it so special.



"Neighbors Over the Fence"

From our Pakn Treger translation issue: a story by the American Yiddish writer Blume Lempel, translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub

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.

Educators Invited to Discussion of the Politics of Immigration

The free event is part of a Yiddish Book Center series for local teachers, who will also learn about field trips and other education programs at the Center.

Pakn Treger: The Magazine of the Yiddish Book Center

In the latest issue of Pakn Treger: Yiddish writers you ought to be reading

2015 Letter to Our Members

By every measure – books downloaded, titles translated, life stories recorded, and students taught – 2014 was our most successful year yet. And we have every intention of working even harder, with redoubled energy and conviction, in 2015.  But we can’t do it alone.