Pakn Treger, Number 65 Published Summer 2012 / 5772 Mobilization: Reporter John Marchese listens in as 96 people lay plans for the future of Yiddish translation In facing those vast shelves of untranslated works, many questions arise. With the last of the native speakers dwindling in number, who will take on the task of translating those works? How can consensus be reached on important books that deserve priority Tug-of-War: Sholem Asch and His Translators The relationship between author and translator isn’t always an easy one—as seen in the case of Sholem Asch. Walking the Yiddish Trail A highlight of the Steiner Summer Program for college students is a field trip to New York. Chapters: Gornisht mit gornisht - A Whole Lotta Nothin' When Tuli Kupferberg, a cofounder of the 1960s neo-Beatnik rock group The Fugs, set out to write the group’s nihilistic manifesto “Nothing,” he didn’t stray far from his Ashkenazic background. A Little Bite of Heaven The best Jewish rye bread I’ve ever tasted came fresh from the ovens of The Garden Bake Shop, on Kissena Boulevard in Flushing, Queens. Previous issue: Pakn Treger, Number 64 Next issue: Pakn Treger, Number 66 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].