Toward Hopeful Skies: A Benefit Volume to Support Ukrainian Relief

The Editors

This August, Naydus Press published Toward Hopeful Skies, a trilingual (Yiddish, Ukrainian, English) volume of two works of children's poetry, as a benefit volume to support the refugee resettlement agency HIAS's work with refugees from Ukraine.


A Conversation on Yiddish Studies, Jewish Studies, and Ukraine

Amelia Glaser and Jeffrey Veidlinger

Amelia Glaser and Jeffrey Veidlinger have been engaged with sharing their expertise - literary and historical - about Jewish histories of Ukraine. We asked them what they have to say about the war in Ukraine to the Yiddish studies scholars, students, and community of In geveb.

Texts & Translation

Selected Poems by Osher Shvartsman

Osher Shvartsman

Translation by Joshua Price

A selection of Osher Shvartsman's poems translated into English by Josh Price. 

Texts & Translation

Selections from Yidishe dikhterins

Dina Libkes and Hinde Roytblat

Translation by Reyzl Grace MoChridhe

Reyzl Grace MoChridhe translates three poems by Hinde Roytblat and Dina Libkes, two Yiddish authors with Kyiv connections, selected from Ezra Korman's Yidishe dikhterins anthology (1928).

Texts & Translation

Lwowska Juderia

Lwów’s Jewish Quarter

Debora Vogel

Translation by Jordan Lee Schnee

Debora Vogel’s 1935 essay, Lwowska Juderia, gives us a valuable snapshot of Lwów’s Jewish streets with an eye to the modern.


Long Lunches at Cafe Jerusalem

Guy Tabachnick and Emma Claire Foley

A delicious dispatch from the outskirts of Lviv. 

Texts & Translation

פּאָגראָמען אין אוקראַיִנע : די צײַט פֿון דער פֿרײַװיליקער אַרמײ

The Pogroms in Ukraine: the Period of the Volunteer Army

Nokhem Shtif

Translation by Maurice Wolfthal

Excepts from Nokhem Shtif's accounts of pogroms in Ukraine during the Russian Civil War. 


Jews in the Archives: A Conversation with Gennady Estraikh

Sarah Ellen Zarrow

Gennady Estraikh speaks with Managing Editor Sarah Ellen Zarrow about the groundbreaking project “A Comprehensive History of the Jews of the Soviet Union,” a seven-year initiative led by researchers in NYU’s Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies.