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My Parents Might Not Be Admitted into Canada Today: Partisans As Irregular Combatants

Rivka Augenfeld, native Yiddish speaker and active member of the Montreal Jewish community, reflects on her parents' role as partisans during World War Two, and the way governments today approach those with similar backgrounds.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Can You Be a Yiddishist Without Teaching Your Kids Yiddish?

Paul (Hershl) Glasser - Forverts columnist and former Dean of the Max Weinreich Center at YIVO - reflects on the numerous Yiddishists who did not pass Yiddish on to their children.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

“What Culture War?": Yiddish and Hebrew As Part of the Same Modernization Project

Ken (Binyomen) Moss—director of Jewish Studies Program and Assistant Professor in Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University—explains why he does not subscribe to the "culture war" between Yiddish and Hebrew, arguing that speakers of both lang...

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

'Really? Show Me!': Rising to the Challenge of Yiddish Translation

Barnett Zumoff, Yiddish translator and President Emeritus of the Workmen's Circle/Arbeiter Ring, shares what sparked his desire to translate Yiddish poetry into English.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Reconnecting Kaczerginski and Botwinik through A Reel-to-Reel Tape from Montréal

Jordan Kutzik, translator and Yiddishist, describes his work as a fellow with the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library— and discusses some exciting coincidences!

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

We Spent the End of World War Two Hidden Among the Books in Vilna

Samuel Bak, prominent Jewish artist from Vilna, remembers the time he spent hiding in the repository of Jewish literature collected by the Nazis, as well as the work undertaken by the Paper Brigade to rescue books for their secret archive.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

“The Masters”: Prof. Ken Moss Shares His Yiddish Role Models

Ken (Binyomen) Moss—director of Jewish Studies Program and Assistant Professor in Modern Jewish History at Johns Hopkins University—describes several of his Yiddish models, including authors and Yiddishists.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Cretan Shore, photograph by Maia Evrona. Image depicts a beach, blue water, and a rocky coastline in the distance.

Storm Off the Waters of Crete

By Avrom Sutzkever, translated by Maia Evrona

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"Start With the Greats": A Beginner's Guide to Yiddish Poetry

Barnett Zumoff, Yiddish translator and President Emeritus of the Workmen's Circle/Arbeiter Ring, on his list of the greats of Yiddish poetry, and the benefit of exploring Yiddish cultural productions.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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Ver Vet Blaybn? Heads to San Diego International Jewish Film Festival

The Yiddish Book Center's documentary Ver Vet Blaybn? (Who Will Remain?) at the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival

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April 2020: Handpicked

Abigail is a 2019–2020 Yiddish Book Center Fellow. After delving into her selections, scroll down to read a short interview with Abigail about her choices.

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The Storied History of Yiddish Publishing

The influential publishers and formidable editors who brought Yiddish books to the world

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Yiddish in Nature: An Anthology of Newly Translated Work

Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series

If I Were in Alabama

By Yoysef Kerler, translated by Maia Evrona. A view of the civil rights movement from the Soviet Union.

Part of Pakn Treger articles

Celebrating Yiddish Poetry

Items by and about Yiddish poets and poetry from our collections.

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Weekly Reader National Poetry Month

A range of Yiddish poetry

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Abraham Sutzkever and his wife Freyde in their Moscow apartment in March 1944 surveying materials they rescued from Vilna

Peretz Markish and His Circle

"I had never set eyes on Markish prior to my arrival in Moscow in 1944." Abraham Sutzkever recalls Russian Jewish poet and playwright Peretz Markish in this excerpt from Justin Cammy's new volume of Sutzkever's non-fiction writings.

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Illustration by Ward Schumaker

Yiddish Learning Learning Yiddish

John Marchese speaks with Yiddish Book Center alumni who are transforming the field of Yiddish studies as teachers, scholars, and cultural activists.

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2020: The Year in Review

A look at the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project's 2020 year

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Help Us Salvage an Extraordinary Treasure Trove of Unique Sound Recordings and Make Them Accessible to All

Lectures, interviews, concerts, author talks, and conference proceedings spanning the Center’s entire 37-year history.

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