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James Nadel

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.

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James Nadel

In time for Valentine’s Day 2021, James Nadel introduces us to Uriel Weinreich’s 1948 bilingual, multi-page, anti-Valentine’s-Day valentine to his future wife, Bina Silverman.

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Poems from Oasis

Abraham Sutzkever

Translation by James Nadel

New translations of six poems from Sutzkever’s 1960 collection Oasis.

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