Support Our Current Projects Learn how you can support special projects, including emergency book rescues, oral history, and initiatives to bring Yiddish literature to new audiences. Help us preserve and protect the countless Ukrainian Yiddish titles in our keeping Help us safeguard the Jewish heritage that flourished in Ukraine for a thousand years, and to do all we can to make sure it’s neither obliterated nor forgotten. Help us bring Yiddish and modern Jewish culture to more people in more places than ever before Help us build on lessons learned during the pandemic to expand virtual and hybrid programs, talks, and performances featuring some of the foremost scholars and artists of our generation. Help Us Unpack Our Backlog of Yiddish Books With your support, we can process thousands of priceless Yiddish books that have arrived since the pandemic began and share them online with waiting readers everywhere. Safeguard Our Future Help us continue our crucial work in this dire time. Save Our Yiddish Books! Help us repair and preserve our rare and damaged Yiddish books so their stories can be shared with generations to come. Great Shakes! Help us replace our roof so that we can protect all of the priceless Yiddish books, art, and recordings you've helped us save over the years. Help Us Meet the Challenge and Introduce High School Students to Great Jewish Literature Help us meet the challenge in support of our Great Jewish Books Program for high school students, and your gift will be matched, dollar-for-dollar. Help Us Publish Never-Before-Translated Works of Yiddish Literature With your support, we will create our own Yiddish Book Center publishing house dedicated specifically to Yiddish literature in translation. Help Us Unearth Hidden Gems of Yiddish Literature With your support, we'll discover hidden gems in our collection and share these treasures with readers the world over. Unpack. Sort. Expect the Unexpected. A special sneak peek video of some of the rare Yiddish treasures we've received over the past year and the work that goes into processing them. Help us Finish Our Transformational Yiddish Textbook Help us complete our new Yiddish textbook with the creation of Hesofe: an Online Supplement that will make audio and video selections and interactive exercises an essential part of every lesson. Help us Meet the Match Help us match a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities that will open up our growing collection of oral history interviews and bring remarkable Jewish stories to homes and classrooms around the world. Help Us Salvage an Extraordinary Treasure Trove of Unique Sound Recordings and Make Them Accessible to All Lectures, interviews, concerts, author talks, and conference proceedings spanning the Center’s entire 37-year history. Teach Great Jewish Books Honor Roll Donors who are helping bring Yiddish and modern Jewish literature to high school students across the continent Help Us Share Our Unique History, Conscience, and Literature with Students Everywhere With your support, we’ll help teachers at schools around the world introduce Yiddish and modern Jewish literature into their curricula. Capture Oral Histories in Yiddish—Before It's Too Late An all-out drive to capture oral history interviews from the last Yiddish-speaking Jews from Eastern Europe Share Our Treasures With New Generations We are guardians of one of the largest collections of Yiddish gems ever assembled. Help us bring them to new audiences. Emergency Book Rescue Efforts Help us be ready to recover Yiddish books whenever and wherever they're in danger. Emergency Book Rescue Honor Roll Thanks to the generosity of these donors, we are able to recover rare Yiddish volumes from around the world. Help Us Preserve Stories of Jewish Identity Your support of our Wexler Oral History Project helps us record stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture. Bring Yiddish Literature to New Readers By supporting our Translation Initiative, you’re helping us train a new generation of Yiddish-to-English translators and bring newly translated Yiddish works to more readers.