Pakn Treger Language, Literature & Culture In the latest issue: Featured articles Kibbitzers, Coffee, and Kiklekh Riding the Rails with Yiddish Actors The Jewish Pampas Chapters: Ours View back issues Search all Pakn Treger pages Selected articles from back issues: A Love Letter to the Yiddish Stage: Peretz's At Night in the Old Marketplace, Reconsidered Peretz's ambitious—if not especially successful—career as a Yiddish playwright Issue: 72 Winter 2015 / 5776 Allen Moore: Architect Allen Moore, the visionary architect who designed the Yiddish Book Center's heymish-modern home Issue: 71 Summer 2015 / 5775 Ruth Wisse: Teacher and Mentor Debra Caplan offers a personal portrait of a pioneer of Yiddish literary studies. Issue: 71 Summer 2015 / 5775 Why Read Sholem Aleichem? Jeremy Dauber on the great Sholem Aleichem, whose "short stories and novels took on the very countours of Jewish history" Issue: 70 Winter 2014 / 5775 Why Read Celia Dropkin? Faith Jones on the "fierce and uncompromising" Celia Dropkin Issue: 70 Winter 2014 / 5775 The Sun Never Sets on the Vilna Troupe Debra Caplan tells the story of the Vilna Troupe, a "motley group of teenaged amateur performers, Jewish war refugees, and out-of-work Russian actors of Jewish descent" who went on to revolutionize the theater world. Issue: 69 Summer 2014 / 5774 Considering Yiddish Theater: Past, Present, Future A conversation with Joel Berkowitz, America's foremost historian and observer of Yiddish theater Issue: 69 Summer 2014 / 5774 Everything Old Is New Again Today, a new generation of chefs, restaurateurs, and purveyors are keeping with-or building upon-Jewish culinary tradition. Issue: 67 Summer 2013 / 5773 Jewish Food Purveyors Young purveyors are bringing the "artisanal" ethos to products synonymous with Jewish food traditions. Issue: 67 Summer 2013 / 5773 New York: An Excerpt from Across America Acclaimed novelist and playwright Peretz Hirschbein had a passion for traveling. Issue: 67 Summer 2013 / 5773 Well Said - Cholent: The Very Food Of Heaven Az men est shabes tsholnt iz men biz mitvokh zat. (If you eat tsholnt on the Sabbath, you are full until Wednesday.) — Folk saying Issue: 66 Winter 2012 / 5773 Voices from the Vault: Yiddish Writers Speak Again Unlocking a treasure trove of recordings of Yiddish writers Issue: 64 Winter 2011 / 5772 Men of Letters: David Mazower on his passion for micrography, the Jewish folk art that turns Hebrew and Yiddish texts into pictures and portraits Men of Letters: David Mazower on his passion for micrography, the Jewish folk art. Issue: 63 Summer 2011 / 5771 Four Theses on Translating Yiddish Literature in the 21st Century Four Theses on Translating Yiddish Literature in the 21st Century Issue: 18 Summer 2002 / 5762 Subscribe Become a member to receive the full print edition of Pakn Treger. Become a member today Write to Us Send letters to the editor to firstname.lastname@example.org.