The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Reports from the Wartime Ghettos, Now in English Translation

As journalists writing in the wartime Polish ghettos, Peretz Opoczynski and Josef Zelkowicz captured the anxiety and uncertainty of daily life for Jews with breathtaking immediacy. Professor Sam Kassow, coeditor of In Those Nightmarish Days, a collection of their work recently published by the Yiddish Book Center’s New Yiddish Library, discusses the important contributions the two men’s reporting make to our understanding of this place and time.

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In Those Nightmarish Days is available for purchase at the Yiddish Book Center's English language bookstore. Click here for more information.