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Ritz With A Shvitz

One man's lavish monument to his mother

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"The Destiny of a Poem"

By Itzik Manger, translated by Murray Citron. The poet on his poetry, and its tragic effect. Illustration from 1954's Don't Forget—Don't Forgive! Upon the 11th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

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Illustration by David Cowles

But is it Klezmer? Rock, Jazz, Punk, Hip-hop, and Techno Bring New Sounds to the Jewish Mix

Klezmer has always spoken in the particular language and accent of its time and place.

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Ruth Rubin: A Life in Song

A portrait of a pioneer in modern Jewish culture

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Title page of Brenendike likht with covers of Burning Lights in the background.

Burning Lights: Reading Resources

The first selection for the 2019 Great Jewish Books Book Club

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On the Landing: Stories by Yenta Mash: Reading Resources

The second selection for the 2021 Great Jewish Books Book Club

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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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Simkhele Shoykhet

An excerpt from Shtot un shtetl, by Sarah Hamer-Jacklyn, translated by Allison Posner

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An excerpt from "On the Road to Uman," by Yekhezal Keitelman. Translated by Gershon Freidlin and Olivia Hibel

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Sholem Asch

Weekly Reader Sholem Asch

November 7, 2021 - Happy birthday to Yiddish writer Sholem Asch

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street scene

Weekly Reader A Sense of Place

October 24, 2021 - Its writers spoke of the Old Country and the New, the country and the city, Litvaks and Galitsiyaners, the home and the street.

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Cameron Bernstein

January 2022: Handpicked

Cameron is the 2021-2022 Communications Fellow at the Yiddish Book Center. After delving into her selections, scroll down to read a short interview with Cameron about her choices.

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