James Nadel is a PhD student in the History Department of Columbia University, working on Russian-Jewish, Russian Imperial and Soviet history. His research thus far has focused on Yiddish speaking communities throughout the Russian Empire – from Odessa to Vilnius to Baku, Azerbaijan. In 2017, he was a Translation Fellow at the National Yiddish Book Center, where he completed a translation of Abraham Sutzkever's volume of poems, Oasis.
Review of Marina Mogilner’s A Race for the Future: Scientific Visions of Modern Russian Jewishness
Briv funem Arkhiv: Uriel Weinreich’s Valentine’s Card to his Future Wife, Bina Silverman
The Many Essences of Sutzkever