Digital Yiddish Library

More than 11,000 Yiddish titles available to read online or download free of charge

Since 2009, we've made more than 11,000 titles available online in our Steven Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library. The comprehensive collection includes works of fiction, memoirs, poetry, plays, short stories, science manuals, cookbooks, primers, and more, by the most renowned Yiddish authors and lesser-known writers alike. To date, those titles have been downloaded an astonishing 1.6 million times.

You can browse highlights from the collection below, or search by a specific author. Read the books online or download them, free of charge.

Highlights from this collection:

Full Text Search Site

OCR for Yiddish is here! Search the full text of our Yiddish books at our Full Text Search Site

1000 Essential Yiddish Books

A guide to the 1000 most essential Yiddish books in our collection

How to Buy Yiddish Books

Many books in the collection are available for purchase.

How to Donate Yiddish Books

We accept Yiddish books of all sorts.