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Yidstock 2017: The Festival of New Jewish Music
February 2018: Handpicked
The Yiddish Book Center's Academic Director, Josh Lambert is a scholar of American Jewish Literature. After delving into his selections, scroll down to read a short interview with Josh about his choices.
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.
Yidstock Musicians: Selected Oral Histories
Excerpts from Yidstock Performers' and Presenters' Wexler Oral History Project Interviews
Andy Sweet’s A Shtetl in the Sun on Exhibit at the Yiddish Book Center
Visiting Exhibit at the Yiddish Book Center through March 2020
Sebastian Schulman in Conversation with Sveta Kundish, Patrick Farrell, and Daniel Kahn
Seb Schulman, executive director of KlezKanada, talks with YIDSTOCK 2021 performers Sveta Kundish, Patrick Farrell, and Daniel Kahn.
Seth Rogovoy on Yidstock
Queer Yiddish Stories
A selection of LGBTQ+ Pride Month stories
Resources for Before and After Your Visit
Materials to help you prepare for and complete your visit to the Yiddish Book Center
Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet's South Beach 1977–1980
Jewish Neighborhoods: Boston
Memories of Jewish life in Boston from our Wexler Oral History Project collection
Tokyo Storm Warning
A Look at the Not-So-Surprising Connection Between Yiddish and Japanese Literature
A Conversation with Daniel Kahn
A Love Letter to the Yiddish Stage: Peretz's At Night in the Old Marketplace, Reconsidered
Peretz's ambitious—if not especially successful—career as a Yiddish playwright
Reading and listening recommendations from Yiddish Book Center Fellows, past and present
A Focus On: Itzik Manger
Read about Itzik Manger's career and experience his poetic voice.
December 2020: Handpicked
Rokhl Kafrissen is a NYC-based playwright and journalist. After delving into her selections, scroll down to read a short interview with Rokhl about her choices.
2019: The Year in Review
A look at the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project 2019 year.
"Coney Island": A Dadaist Sound Poem by Victor Packer
The sounds of 1930s Coney Island come alive in this brilliant radio poem, newly transcribed and digitized from an acetate disc. Translated by Henry Sapoznik.
"The Bird and I" and "Yes, the Yonder"
By Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, translated by Moshe Zeilingold.