Heft (Notebook) Articles, essays, and multimedia features about Yiddish and modern Jewish culture Language, Literature & Culture "The Yiddish Zoo" Alligators and antelopes, chimpanzees and cobras, pandas and rattlesnakes, wallabies and zebras—join us as we walk and talk with the animals in mame-loshn on the first-ever Yiddish tour of the San Diego Zoo. Immigrating to America: The Jewish Experience Stories from the Wexler Oral History Project The Bold, Intimate Writing of Blume Lempel Former Yiddish Book Center translation fellow Ellen Cassedy on her new work Before Spandex A rare Yiddish tailors’ manual—and the industrious department store owner behind it Yiddish Oral Histories Selected clips from our collection of oral history interviews in Yiddish. All clips feature English subtitles. Mississippi Jews: A Photographic Essay Adam Shemper returns to Mississippi to photograph his Southern landslayt. From Hip Hop to Klezmer Socalled demonstrates his sampling process New York’s Yiddish Theater As millions of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe poured into the port of New York, a thriving community of Yiddish-language performing companies and venues sprang up on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. "South Market" In an anonymous New England city, an unrequited Jewish lover pursues his not-so-ordinary life. Yiddish Primers A selection of Yiddish primers from our collection.