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

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Savoring Honey on the Page: An interview with Illustrator Paula Cohen

Mar­garet Froth­ing­ham and Paula Cohen dis­cuss fire trucks, folk­tales, and oth­er con­sid­er­a­tions in Cohen’s illus­tra­tions for this new trea­sury of Yid­dish chil­dren’s stories.

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Community, Continuity, and Celebration: Kids and Yiddish Then and Now

Avram Mlotek shares the per­son­al, fam­i­ly, and artis­tic roots of the Folks­bi­ene’s online pan­dem­ic-era Kids and Yid­dish reunion show this spring.

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How to Pick the Fictional Bubbe and Zayde Who Are Right for You

The abun­dance of eter­nal grand­par­ent” fig­ures in Jew­ish chil­dren’s lit­er­a­ture begs the ques­tion: Which bubbe and zayde are right for you?

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The Golden Chain: A Children's Story

An orig­i­nal chil­dren’s sto­ry cel­e­brat­ing Yid­dish-Eng­lish translation.

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“The rhythm and rhyme had to leap off the page”: An Interview with Ellen Cassedy about Translating Yiddish Children’s Poetry

An inter­view with trans­la­tor Ellen Cassedy about her two trans­la­tions of Yid­dish children’s poet­ry into Eng­lish: a col­lec­tion of pre­war children’s poems for a book called Yid­dish Zoo” and a col­lec­tion of Boris Sandler’s Good Morn­ing” poems for children.

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Announcing: A Focus on Children’s Literature

Over the next few months, we’ll be bring­ing you a series of posts across the blog, ped­a­gogy, and trans­la­tion sec­tions of In geveb, all with a focus on Yid­dish chil­dren’s literature.

Interview

An Interview with Boris Sandler

The long­time edi­tor of the Yid­dish Forverts and author of four­teen books spoke with Sarah Ponichtera about grow­ing up in Sovi­et Mol­davia, being an immi­grant, and reading. 

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