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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

"You Can't Throw a Book Away"

Every book donated to the Yiddish Book Center has a story behind it. Recently, we received a suitcase full of fascinating books and periodicals, delivered to the Center by a good friend of the late owner.

Yankee Magazine Features Yiddish Book Center

In its latest issue, the venerable travel magazine dubs the Center a “Local Treasure”

"When I'm Here, I Feel Like I'm Coming Home"

Last fall, StoryCorps visited the Yiddish Book Center. Hear one of the interviews conducted during that visit, a remembrance of the late Arthur Klein, a beloved docent at the Center.

Educators Invited to Discussion of the Politics of Immigration

The free event is part of a Yiddish Book Center series for local teachers, who will also learn about field trips and other education programs at the Center.

What Inspires College Students to Spend a Summer Immersed in Yiddish?

Our 2015 Steiner Summer Yiddish Program is accepting applications through February 10. Hear from alumni of the program about what makes it so special.

 

 

Great Jewish Books Program Opens Vast Literature to Students

The Yiddish Book Center's summer program for high school students is now accepting applications for 2015.

Apply Now for Steiner Summer Yiddish Program and Yiddish Book Center Fellowship

The Yiddish Book Center is now accepting applications for two renowned education programs for college students and recent graduates. 

A Window on to Soviet Jewish Art

From the Yiddish Book Center’s podcast, Tune in!: co-curator Joel Berkowitz on “Felix Lembersky: Soviet Form, Jewish Context,” now in the Center’s Brechner Gallery