Search results

Want a deeper search?

Search the full text of our books in Yiddish at our Full-Text Book Search Site.

ocr.yiddishbookcenter.org

Results for your search for “Yiddish literature”.

Showing 81 - 90 of 16598 results
Thumbnail image for Learning Yiddish through Classes, Conversation, and Yidish-vokh
  • Anne (Khane) Eakin Moss, Yiddishist and Russian Literature professor, describes how she learned to speak Yiddish: through taking classes, working for a Yiddish speaker, and attending to Yidish-vokh (Yiddish Week).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Chava Turniansky
  • Professor Chava Turniansky, Professor Emeritus of Yiddish literature at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on June 17, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel.
2014-06-17
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
Thumbnail image for "A Hidden South Africa": Discovering the South African Yiddish Tradition in My Work at the Yiddish Book Center
  • Zvi Jankelowitz, director of Institutional Advancement at the Yiddish Book Center, discusses the world of South African Yiddish literature that he has discovered since taking his current position.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Academic World and the Haredim: A Future for Yiddish
  • Ber Kotlerman, native Yiddish speaker from Birobidzhan and professor of Yiddish language and literature at Bar-Ilan University, speaks about the future of the Yiddish language in the academic and Haredi (ultra-orthodox) worlds.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "This Is Me!": Discovering Yiddish Mexican Literature
  • Talia Margolis Chomstein, Yiddish activist based in Mexico City, describes how she discovered Yiddish Mexican literature and how it inspired her to be more involved in the Mexican Jewish community through Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Help Us Share Our Unique History, Conscience, and Literature with Students Everywhere
  • With your support, we’ll help teachers at schools around the world introduce Yiddish and modern Jewish literature into their curricula.
Part of Pages
Thumbnail image for An Opportunity to Be an Expert: Why Study Yiddish
  • Jessica Kirzane, specialist in American-Jewish literature, speaks about the joy of studying and researching undiscovered Yiddish authors and thinkers.
Part of Pages
Thumbnail image for Virtual Public Programs Calendar
  • We offer free weekly virtual public programs on a variety of topics related to Yiddish and modern Jewish literature and culture.
Part of Pages
Thumbnail image for Bracha Weingrod on the Yiddish Book Center and the Need for Yiddish Translation
  • Bracha Weingrod, translator of Dos Familie Kohkbukh, praises the Yiddish Book Center's work and lays out her vision of the "army of translators" needed to make Yiddish literature accessible to today's Jews.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Yiddish in the Academy: The Advantage of Being on the Periphery
  • Marc Caplan - Professor of Yiddish Literature, Language, and Culture at Johns Hopkins University - explains how Yiddish is on the periphery of the academic world - and how that location can be beneficial.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Pages