Heft (Notebook) Articles, essays, and multimedia features about Yiddish and modern Jewish culture Language, Literature & Culture Jolly Good Fellows Catch up with the Yiddish Book Center's 2016-17 fellows An Expert's Guide to Jewish Detroit That you may follow the Vandellas’ advice, and know what to do with your dancing feet when they take you to that curious city due north of Canada American Jewish Farming Communities Memories of life in American Jewish farming communities, from our Wexler Oral History Project collection Jewish Neighborhoods: Washington, D.C. Memories of Jewish life in Washington, D.C., from our Wexler Oral History Project collection Jewish Neighborhoods: Boston Memories of Jewish life in Boston from our Wexler Oral History Project collection Jewish Neighborhoods: Philadelphia Memories of Jewish life in Philadelphia from our Wexler Oral History Project collection Bring Yiddish and Modern Jewish Literature to Today's Students Explore some of the resource kits for educators at teachgreatjewishbooks.org. "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.