News

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Mark Your Calendar: Yidstock ’16

The Grammy-winning Klezmatics will headline the fifth annual Festival of New Yiddish Music.

A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community

A new visiting exhibit at the Yiddish Book Center looks at the Jewish history of the Polish town of Oświęcim.

Weekend Course Focuses on Peretz

Registration is now open for our spring 2016 weekend course, I.L. Peretz: Classic and Contemporary.

It's Membership Renewal Time

Help us keep doing the exciting work we do by renewing your Yiddish Book Center membership.

Giving Tuesday 2015

Please consider supporting the Yiddish Book Center this Giving Tuesday, with a gift that doubles the giving.

Eight Days of Hanukkah Gift Ideas

Staff members share some great gift ideas from the Yiddish Book Center bookstore.

A Yiddish Book Rescue in Mexico City

Two Yiddish Book Center staff members recently traveled to Mexico to oversee the rescue of thousands of Yiddish volumes.

In Our Orchard

How does the Yiddish Book Center keep the dozens of apple trees that surround our building healthy? With help from our arborist friends.

"Echoes from the Borscht Belt"

An exhibit of Marisa Scheinfeld's evocative images documenting what has become of the once-thriving vacation spot will be at the Center through October.

"Reading Sholem Aleichem"

Yiddish scholars Ruth Wisse and David Roskies will celebrate the great writer at a special event on November 1.