Pakn Treger

Number 72
Fall 2015 | 5776

Pakn Treger: The Magazine Of The Yiddish Book Center


A look at the enigmatic writer at the center of Warsaw's literary circle
Peretz's ambitious, but not especially successful, career as a playwright
A Steiner Summer Yiddish Program alumnus talks about his work in Moldova, his graduate studies, and what drew him to Yiddish.
How Peretz’s words inspired the illustrations of Yosl Bergner.

Summer 2015 | 5775
Celebrating thirty-five years of the Yiddish Book Center
2015 / 5774
In our latest digital translation issue of Pakn Treger, you'll find Yiddish prose, poetry, and drama newly translated into English.

Fall 2014 / 5775
In the latest issue of Pakn Treger: Yiddish writers you ought to be reading
Summer 2014 / 5774
An in-depth look at Yiddish theater and its far-reaching influence

2014 / 5774
An English language anthology of newly translated Yiddish prose, poetry, and drama.
Fall 2013 / 5774
Exploring the topic of education – from an account of the earlier “Cheder Years” to a feature about Yiddish learning

Summer 2013 / 5773
The Food Issue
The first annual Translation Issue of Pakn Treger, the magazine of the Yiddish Book Center.

Fall 2012/5773
Meet some of the Yiddish Pioneers featured in this issue of the Pakn Treger - from Yiddish farmers to a computational Yiddish linguist.  
Summer 2012 / 5772
John Marchese reports on the spirited conference of nearly 100 minds discussing the future of Yiddish translation, and David Mazower recounts the relationship between Sholem Asch and his translators.