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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. 

A Yiddish Writer Ahead of His Time: Sholem Asch's Work

David Mazower, great-grandson of Yiddish writer Sholem Asch, shares his thoughts on which of Asch's writings he finds most compelling, emphasizing the ways in which his writing was ahead of his time.

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. 

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.

"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.