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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.

YiddishSchool on the Road

The Center has expanded its popular weeklong program for adult learners, with a second YiddishSchool session next January in Florida.

Yiddish Book Center Welcomes Three New Fellows

The fellows will spend the next year working as full-time members of the Center staff.

Reflections on Great Jewish Books

Two students share their experiences at the Yiddish Book Center's summer program for high school students

A Budding Yiddishist

Twelve-year-old Jack, who's learning to speak Yiddish, recently visited the Yiddish Book Center with his zayde and bube

Translation Initiative Brings Yiddish Works to New Readers

Yiddish literature remains a largely untapped resource for navigating the perils and joys of modern life as a Jew. Its translation into English makes it again available to this once and future audience.