Pakn Treger Language, Literature & Culture In the latest issue: Featured articles Is Isaac Bashevis Singer a Yiddish Writer? Max Spitzkopf, the Viennese Sherlock Holmes On the Trail of The Salamander View back issues Search all Pakn Treger pages Selected articles from back issues: Forever Young The evolving nature of Yiddish language and culture—past, present, and future Issue: 75 Summer 2017 / 5777 The Maximalist’s Daughter The long history of the new Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary Issue: 75 Summer 2017 / 5777 Young, Gifted and Yiddish A portfolio of young Yiddish writers who helped shape modern Yiddish literature Issue: 75 Summer 2017 / 5777 A Love Letter to the Yiddish Stage: Peretz's At Night in the Old Marketplace, Reconsidered Peretz's ambitious—if not especially successful—career as a Yiddish playwright Issue: 72 Winter 2015 / 5776 Chapters: Words, Pictures, Music Chapters: Words, Pictures, Music Issue: 72 Winter 2015 / 5776 Allen Moore: Architect Allen Moore, the visionary architect who designed the Yiddish Book Center's heymish-modern home Issue: 71 Summer 2015 / 5775 Ruth Wisse: Teacher and Mentor Debra Caplan offers a personal portrait of a pioneer of Yiddish literary studies. Issue: 71 Summer 2015 / 5775 Why Read Sholem Aleichem? Jeremy Dauber on the great Sholem Aleichem, whose "short stories and novels took on the very countours of Jewish history" Issue: 70 Winter 2014 / 5775 Why Read Celia Dropkin? Faith Jones on the "fierce and uncompromising" Celia Dropkin Issue: 70 Winter 2014 / 5775 The Sun Never Sets on the Vilna Troupe Debra Caplan tells the story of the Vilna Troupe, a "motley group of teenaged amateur performers, Jewish war refugees, and out-of-work Russian actors of Jewish descent" who went on to revolutionize the theater world. Issue: 69 Summer 2014 / 5774 Considering Yiddish Theater: Past, Present, Future A conversation with Joel Berkowitz, America's foremost historian and observer of Yiddish theater Issue: 69 Summer 2014 / 5774 Everything Old Is New Again Today, a new generation of chefs, restaurateurs, and purveyors are keeping with-or building upon-Jewish culinary tradition. Issue: 67 Summer 2013 / 5773 Jewish Food Purveyors Young purveyors are bringing the "artisanal" ethos to products synonymous with Jewish food traditions. Issue: 67 Summer 2013 / 5773 New York: An Excerpt from Across America Acclaimed novelist and playwright Peretz Hirschbein had a passion for traveling. Issue: 67 Summer 2013 / 5773 Well Said - Cholent: The Very Food Of Heaven Az men est shabes tsholnt iz men biz mitvokh zat. (If you eat tsholnt on the Sabbath, you are full until Wednesday.) — Folk saying Issue: 66 Winter 2012 / 5773 Voices from the Vault: Yiddish Writers Speak Again Unlocking a treasure trove of recordings of Yiddish writers Issue: 64 Winter 2011 / 5772 "Immodestly Yours..." Sometimes the inscriptions are as interesting as the books themselves David Mazower shares insights from the inscriptions in his collection of Yiddish books signed by their authors. Issue: 64 Winter 2011 / 5772 Men of Letters: David Mazower on his passion for micrography, the Jewish folk art that turns Hebrew and Yiddish texts into pictures and portraits Men of Letters: David Mazower on his passion for micrography, the Jewish folk art. Issue: 63 Summer 2011 / 5771 Four Theses on Translating Yiddish Literature in the 21st Century Four Theses on Translating Yiddish Literature in the 21st Century Issue: 18 Summer 2002 / 5762 Subscribe Become a member to receive the full print edition of Pakn Treger. Become a member today Write to Us Send letters to the editor to [email protected].