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Leonard Nimoy, z"l

Remembering our great friend Leonard Nimoy, who passed away today. Zikhroyne livrokhe—may his memory be for a blessing.

Translator's First Work Receives High Honor

Translator Maurice Wolfthal, whose work has appeared in Pakn Treger, wins an MLA award for My Four Years in Soviet Russia.

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.

Chapters: An Advocate for Jewish Writers

A look at the heyday of the I.L. Peretz Yiddish Writers' Union

College Students Explore Yiddish Book Art

Mount Holyoke art students delve into the Center's rich collection, from poetry illustrated by Chagall to Soviet-era Communist magazines

"You Can't Throw a Book Away"

Every book donated to the Yiddish Book Center has a story behind it. Recently, we received a suitcase full of fascinating books and periodicals, delivered to the Center by a good friend of the late owner.

Exhibit: Felix Lembersky: Soviet Form, Jewish Context

A visiting exhibit of work by the important but long-overlooked Soviet Jewish painter, now at the Yiddish Book Center's Brechner Gallery

Yankee Magazine Features Yiddish Book Center

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