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

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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Daughterhood

A lyri­cal essay on rela­tion­ships between a trans­la­tor and pre­vi­ous gen­er­a­tions: Liba Augen­feld, a native Yid­dish speak­er who lived in Vil­na before the Holo­caust and could share lin­guis­tic and cul­tur­al knowl­edge she knew first hand, and the trans­la­tor’s own moth­er who had a con­flict­ed rela­tion­ship with Yiddish.

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The Latest Yiddish Translations, 2023

A roundup of trans­la­tions pub­lished in 2023

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