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Reflections on Great Jewish Books

Two students share their experiences at the Yiddish Book Center's summer program for high school students

A Budding Yiddishist

Twelve-year-old Jack, who's learning to speak Yiddish, recently visited the Yiddish Book Center with his zayde and bube

Seeking: Borscht Belt Memories

Did you vacation at the iconic resort area? Share your stories and souvenirs.


Translation Initiative Brings Yiddish Works to New Readers

Yiddish literature remains a largely untapped resource for navigating the perils and joys of modern life as a Jew. Its translation into English makes it again available to this once and future audience.

Weekend Course Looks at Ladino

"The Rise and Fall of Ladino-Speaking Jews" will be held November 13-15 at the Yiddish Book Center.

From the Poet's Library

Family members of Yiddish poet H. Leivick donate works from his private collection to the Center

"Echoes from the Borscht Belt"

An exhibit of Marisa Scheinfeld's evocative images documenting what has become of the once-thriving vacation spot will be at the Center through October.

We Can’t Predict When the Next Emergency Will Come, But We Can Act Now to Be Ready for It

An appeal from President Aaron Lansky to support the Yiddish Book Center's emergency book-recovery efforts around the world