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Pakn Treger, Number 69

In the latest issue of Pakn Treger: an in-depth look at Yiddish theater and its far-reaching influence

Nathan Hilu’s Journal: Word, Image, Memory

Exhibit curator Laura Kruger shares the story of artist Nathan Hilu, whose exuberant, highly creative art depicting topics from biblical stories to scenes of life on the Lower East Side will be on exhibit in the Yiddish Book Center's Brechner Gallery through September, 2014.

FILM | "The Sturgeon Queens"

Four generations of a Jewish immigrant family create Russ and Daughters, a Lower East Side lox and herring emporium that survives and thrives. Join us for a screening on Sunday, September 21, at 2 p.m. 

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. 

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. 

Remembering Yiddish Radio and Newspapers

Helen Kurzban, a Brooklyn-born native Yiddish speaker, remembers how a Yiddish radio program offered advice to its listeners and how fathers placed notices in the newspaper advertising the availability of their unmarried daughters.

Sweet or savory: how do you prefer your gefilte fish?

Below are links to several recipes. Try a few—or try them all—and let us know which is your favorite. Or maybe you already have the best gefilte fish recipe ever. If so, please share it with us at pt@bikher.org.