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Essays, interviews, listicles, podcasts, and much more, covering all aspects of Yiddish culture.

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The Latest Yiddish Translations, 2022

A roundup of trans­la­tions pub­lished in 2022

Interview

Jewish Autobiographies in Polish Translation: An Interview with Joanna Degler

A inter­view dis­cussing a project to pub­lish crit­i­cal edi­tions, in Pol­ish, of 25 of the most impor­tant mem­oirs culled from a larg­er col­lec­tion of his­tor­i­cal Pol­ish Jew­ish mem­oirs and auto­bi­o­graph­i­cal sources.

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Briv funem arkhiv: An American Package for Soviet Jews

A melo­dra­mat­ic stu­dio pho­to­graph illus­trates the widen­ing gap between the Amer­i­can and Sovi­et branch­es of the author’s family.

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A Night at the (Yiddish) Opera: Bas Sheve’s North American Premiere

As the bian­nu­al Ashke­naz fes­ti­val kicked off, so did the North Amer­i­can Pre­mière of Bas Sheve, a Yid­dish opera, on August 312022.

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Briv Funem Arkhiv: Letters of Sholem Aleichem to Vladimir Waisblat

For our briv funem arkhiv series, Artur Rudz­it­sky dis­cuss­es let­ters between Vladimir Nau­movich Wais­blat and Sholem Ale­ichem con­cern­ing Yid­dish the­ater in Kiev.

Interview

An Interview with Simon Starr of YID! on their new album, ZETS!

ZETS! is the sec­ond album of the Mel­bourne-based band, YID!

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Your Guide to Yiddish and In geveb at the 2022 AJS Conference

This is the In geveb guide to Yid­dish at the annu­al Asso­ci­a­tion for Jew­ish Stud­ies con­fer­ence in Boston, Decem­ber 2022.

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Introducing Alexander Stern, Editorial Intern

Wel­come to the newest mem­ber of our team!

Interview

"I salvage the shards": an interview with Polish poet Grzegorz Kwiatkowski

An inter­view with Pol­ish poet and musi­cian Grze­gorz Kwiatkowski.

Interview

Toward Hopeful Skies: A Benefit Volume to Support Ukrainian Relief

This August, Nay­dus Press pub­lished Toward Hope­ful Skies, a trilin­gual (Yid­dish, Ukrain­ian, Eng­lish) vol­ume of two works of chil­dren’s poet­ry, as a ben­e­fit vol­ume to sup­port the refugee reset­tle­ment agency HIAS’s work with refugees from Ukraine.

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