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Jordan Finkin

Klau Library — Hebrew Union College

Jordan Finkin is Rare Book and Manuscript Librarian at the Klau Library of Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. A specialist in modern Jewish literatures and Hebrew and Yiddish poetry, he is the author of several books as well as numerous scholarly essays and articles. His most recent book, Exile as Home: The Cosmopolitan Poetics of Leyb Naydus, explores the poetry of the Yiddish poet Leyb Naydus. He is also a literary translator; his translation of Leyb Rashkin’s novel, The People of Godlbozhits, appeared in 2017.

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Text & Translation

אין דער צוקונפֿט־שטאָט עדעניאַ —3

In the Future City of Edenia (Part 3)

Kalman Zingman

Translation by Jordan Finkin

The third part of Zingman’s Futuristic Utopian Novella

Text & Translation

אין דער צוקונפֿט־שטאָט עדעניאַ —2

In the Future City of Edenia (Part 2)

Kalman Zingman

Translation by Jordan Finkin

The second part of Zingman’s Futuristic Utopian Novella

Text & Translation

אין דער צוקונפֿט־שטאָט עדעניאַ —1

In the Future City of Edenia (Part 1)

Kalman Zingman

Translation by Jordan Finkin

Zingman’s Futuristic Utopian Novella

Pedagogy

Teaching Guide for Leyzer Volf’s Evigingo (trans. Finkin)

Jordan Finkin

Jordan Finkin offers resources and ideas for teaching this unusual poem.

Text & Translation

Evigingo

Leyzer Volf

Translation by Jordan Finkin

Leyzer Volf’s “Yiddish Hiawatha”, written over three days and published in a romanized script.

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