Heft (Notebook) The latest news and goings-on at the Yiddish Book Center, along with Yiddish-related dispatches from around the globe Language, Literature & Culture 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 Yiddish Fight Club A new visiting exhibit looks at the colorful figures and language of Jewish fighters. Through October 17, 2016. 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. Site Offers Resources for Teaching Modern Jewish Culture The website springs from the Great Jewish Books Teacher Workshop. Yashinsky Named First Applebaum Fellow at the Center The fellowship recognizes a commitment to Yiddish learning and Jewish leadership. New Book Shows Last Days of World War II Ghettos The latest release from the Center's New Yiddish Library makes writings from secret archives available in English. "South Market" In an anonymous New England city, an unrequited Jewish lover pursues his not-so-ordinary life. Remembering Joseph Esselin z"l The poet, playwright, and Yiddish translator died on February 12. Mark Your Calendar for Yidstock ’16 The fifth annual Yidstock (July 14-17) includes a special anniversary concert by the Klezmatics. A Yiddish Book Rescue in Mexico City Center staffers recently collected thousands of Yiddish books from a Mexican school.