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 Hankus Netsky: Activist Ethnographer Ethnographer and musician Hankus Netsky finds cultural riches in everyday things. 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 Yiddish Learning Learning Yiddish John Marchese speaks with Yiddish Book Center alumni who are transforming the field of Yiddish studies as teachers, scholars, and cultural activists. Issue: 68 Winter 2013 / 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 On the Road Again: A Fellow’s Account of an Expedition to Save a Yiddish Writer’s Library A Fellow’s Account of an Expedition to Save a Yiddish Writer’s Library 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.