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A Focus On American Jewish Heritage

We're featuring a range of media related to American Jewish heritage, culled from the Yiddish Book Center's collections—oral histories, articles from Pakn Treger, podcast interviews from The Shmooze, archival recordings, and finds from our vault. Watch, listen, read, and look for more posts throughout the month. 


Handpicked Lisa Newman

As the Yiddish Book Center's director of communications, Lisa Newman plays an integral role in helping to shape the lineup and coordinate the always lively four days of Yidstock: The Festival of New Yiddish Music. Here, she shares some of her favorite finds from the performers that appeared at this year's event.