The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Yiddish

The Shmooze caught up with Yiddish translator Arun Viswanath to learn about the story of his work translating Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone into Yiddish. Over the course of our conversation, we chat about what drew Arun to translating Harry Potter and learn about some of the challenges he faced in translating this work—from character names to magical places.

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