Language, Literature & Culture Articles, podcast interviews, and short films about Yiddish and modern Jewish literature and culture; Yiddish works in translation; news from the Yiddish Book Center; Yiddish language learning tools; and our Great Jewish Books Book Club. Yiddish Literature Profiles and essays about Yiddish writers and literature, drawn from our collections and publications Translation Initiative Read new translations of Yiddish literature and learn about our publishing initiatives that are making Yiddish literature accessible to a new generation of readers. The Shmooze The Yiddish Book Center's podcasts include conversations with Jewish culture makers, plus news and stories related to Yiddish language, literature, and culture. Pakn Treger Our English-language magazine carries on the tradition of the original pakn tregers, who traveled from shtetl to shtetl in Eastern Europe bringing books and news of the outside world. Handpicked Each month, the Yiddish Book Center asks a member of our staff or a special friend to select favorite stories, books, interviews, or articles from our online collections. From the Vault Unexpected finds from our collections and the stories behind them. The Wexler Oral History Project Presents... Short films that tell personal stories about Yiddish culture, from the Wexler Oral History Project Heft (Notebook) Articles, essays, and multimedia features about Yiddish and modern Jewish culture The Great Jewish Books Book Club Join a community of readers and enjoy the best of modern Jewish literature in English translation The Yiddish Book Center's Decade of Discovery Learn the Yiddish Alphabet Exercises to help you learn the alef-beys—the Yiddish alphabet—from alef to sof Heymarbet (Homework) Our monthly worksheet will help you brush up on your Yiddish.