2021 Pakn Treger Digital Translation Issue

The 2021 Pakn Treger Digital Translation Issue is available to read on our site (all pieces are linked below) and will be available for download as an e-book. Links will be added here when they are available.


Madeleine Cohen Translation Editor
Lisa Newman Executive Editor
Abigail Weaver Translation Editor
Lesley Yalen Managing Editor
Greg Lauzon Copy Editor
Alexander Isley Inc. Art Direction and Design
Cover by Matt Foster

Support for Pakn Treger comes from:

The Joseph and Marion Brechner Fund for Jewish Cultural Reporting
The Charles Corfield Fund for Pakn Treger
The Kaplen Fund for Pakn Treger
The Mark Pinson Fund for Pakn Treger

Copyright in each translation is held by the translator. Copyright for the excerpt from My Childhood Years is held by Jessica Hirshbein.

“Spring in Whitechapel” by A. M. Kaizer, translated from the Yiddish by Vivi Lachs, first appeared in the 2021 Pakn Treger Digital Translation Issue and is also forthcoming in the collection London Yiddishtown: East-End Jewish Life in Yiddish Sketch and Story, 1930–1950 (Wayne State University Press). The work is a result of Vivi Lachs' Yiddish Book Center translation fellowship.


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