Texts & Translations

New translations into English of Yiddish language materials including poetry, stories, essays, and archival materials of all kinds. Original Yiddish texts are presented in a standardized orthography and are fully searchable.

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צוויי לידער

Two Poems

Two poems by Miryam Uli­nover, trans­lat­ed by Mindy Liberman.

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דרײַ לידער

Three Poems

Three poems by Sarah Reisen. 

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שרעק

Fear

A Short sto­ry from author, edi­tor and activist Chana Blankshteyn.

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צוויי לידער

Two Poems

Two poems by Celia Dropkin 

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דער טױער־מאָטיװ אין דער בוך־קונסט

The Motif of the Porch

Mil­groym edi­tor Rachel Wis­chnitzer’s essay on illus­trat­ed Hebrew manuscripts

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באַלײדיקט

Wounded

A new trans­la­tion of Mal­ka Lee’s Baley­dikt” from her 1932 col­lec­tion Lid­er.

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אַ טאַנץ

A Dance

A sweatshop worker finds temporary respite from reality at a relative's wedding.

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"איר שמייכל", "אַ מענטש"

"Her Smile" and "A Man"

New trans­la­tions of two poems from Anna Mar­golin’s lid­er.

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דער חובֿ

The Debt

An exclu­sive extract from Oedi­pus in Brook­lyn and Oth­er Sto­ries by Blume Lempel. 

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