Yiddish Literature An ever-expanding compendium of profiles, commentary, insights, and musings on Yiddish writers and literature, drawn from our collections and publications Black Struggle in Yiddish Literature Selections from the June 14, 2020 issue of the Weekly Reader. Celebrating Yiddish Poetry Items by and about Yiddish poets and poetry from our collections. Celebrating Yiddish Women Writers Items from our Collections Highlighting the Voices of Yiddish Women Writers Sholem Asch—The First Memorial Address Four days after the Yiddish writer died in London in July, 1957, a memorial service was held at Westminster Synagogue. So how was the controversial author remembered? Finding Aid: Isaac Bashevis Singer Finding Aid: Isaac Bashevis Singer Yiddish Illustrations: "From Chagall to Diego Rivera" Explore Yiddish Book Center Bibliographer David Mazower's top ten Yiddish illustrated books. Finding Aid: A Taste of Yidishkayt A tour of some of the Yiddish Book Center’s multimedia, multilingual resources on the topic of food. Finding Aid: Sholem Aleichem Sholem Aleichem was the most popular Yiddish writer. His books were in seemingly every Jewish home—and many of them were collected by the Yiddish Book Center. Learn about our rich collection of materials by and about Sholem Aleichem Reading Resources for Chava Rosenfarb's Survivors Essays, oral histories, audio recordings, and more resources about one of the most important Yiddish novelists of the post-War period Vilner gedenken: Avrom Sutzkever in Focus Avrom Sutzkever was the definitive Yiddish poet of the post-Holocaust era and a near-mythic national hero. In these recordings from the Jewish Public Library in Montreal, a more intimate image of Sutzkever emerges. The Signs and Symbols of Ezra Korman, Detroit's Soulful Yiddish Poet The life and afterlife of a little-known writer Sholem Aleichem: A Conversation with Ruth Wisse and David Roskies Two of the world's most engaging Yiddish scholars on one of the world's greatest Yiddish writers Jacob Glatstein on Yiddish Poetry After the Holocaust In a 1955 interview, Jacob Glatstein discusses the role of a Yiddish poet after the Holocaust. A Focus On: Itzik Manger Read about Itzik Manger's career and experience his poetic voice. Finding Aid: I.L. Peretz An annotated guide to our holdings of material by and about I. L. Peretz The Bold, Intimate Writing of Blume Lempel Former Yiddish Book Center translation fellow Ellen Cassedy on her new work Yiddish Primers A selection of Yiddish primers from our collection.