News

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"Echoes from the Borscht Belt"

An exhibit of Marisa Scheinfeld's evocative images documenting what has become of the once-thriving vacation spot opens at the Center in April.

"I Miss Hearing Yiddish"

What brings students to YiddishSchool, our annual program for adult learners?

A Significant Milestone

The Wexler Oral History Project conducts a very special interview.

Yidstock 2015 Lineup Announced

The annual event, now in its fourth year, celebrates the best and newest in klezmer and Yiddish music.

 

Wexler Oral History Project Takes a Road Trip

A recent visit to New York yielded wonderful stories about the Yiddish theater.

New Translation Fellows Announced

The 2015 translation fellows are the program's largest and most diverse group yet 

Local Teachers Invited to Discussion

The free event, on March 23, will focus on the history of minority groups' relationships with the U.S. legal system.

Leonard Nimoy, z"l

Remembering our great friend Leonard Nimoy, who passed away on February 27. Zikhroyne livrokhe—may his memory be for a blessing.

Translator's First Work Receives High Honor

Translator Maurice Wolfthal, whose work has appeared in Pakn Treger, wins an MLA award for My Four Years in Soviet Russia.

College Students Explore Yiddish Book Art

Mount Holyoke art students delve into the Center's rich collection, from poetry illustrated by Chagall to Soviet-era Communist magazines