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Sarah Ponichtera

Seton Hall University

Sarah Ponichtera is the Assistant Dean for Special Collections & the Gallery at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. There she administers a combined unit in the University Libraries which includes the Archives & Special Collections and the Walsh Gallery, which share vault storage and collections processing space, and both maintain an active schedule of physical and digital exhibits. Her current translation project involves a newly discovered work of Yiddish science fiction by Leyzer Wolf.

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Interview

An Interview with Boris Sandler

Sarah Ponichtera

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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Evaluate What You Don’t Understand: Teaching Practical Skills in the Archives

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An activity designed to teach archival skills.

Blog

The Problem of Materiality in Yiddish Translation

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In the second essay in our series of reflections on translating Yiddish in the twenty-first century, Sarah Ponichtera thinks about how we can bring a sense of materiality to our translations.

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