Pakn Treger

Number 71
Summer 2015 | 5775

Pakn Treger: The Magazine Of The Yiddish Book Center


Debra Caplan offers a personal portrait of a pioneer of Yiddish literary studies. 
Meet two of the Yiddish Book Center's earliest and most devoted supporters.
Ethnographer and musician Hankus Netsky find cultural riches in everyday things.
Allen Moore, the visionary architect who designed the Yiddish Book Center's heymish-modern home
A one-time Yiddish Book Center student returned to the Center to lead its translation efforts.

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.
Fall 2011 / 5772
Aaron Lansky lays out a "Road Map" for the Yiddish Book Center; David Mazower explores inscriptions that are as interesting as the books they're written in, and we explore a treasure trove...