The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Discovering and Translating Yiddish Writer Yenta Mash

In a collection of stories newly translated from the Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy, prize-winning author Yenta Mash traces an arc across continents, upheavals and regime changes, and the phases of a woman’s life from girlhood to old age. Cassedy speaks with us about Yenta Mash - a master chronicler of exile, Mash’s work brings much to the literature of immigration and resilience.

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