“Zhitlowsky”

Text & Translation

טעריטאָריאַליזם במזומן אָדער אויף באָרג

Territorialism: In Cash or on Credit?

Chaim Zhitlowsky

Translation by Rick Meller

Political theorist and Yiddishist Chaim Zhitlowsky weighs the deferred promise of territorialism against the needs of present.

Text & Translation

די ייִדיש־אַנאַרכיסטישע באַוועגונג אין אַמעריקע

The Jewish Anarchist Movement in America

Joseph Cohen

Translation by Emil Kerenji

This chapter from Joseph Cohen's memoir offers a rare glimpse into the American Jewish Anarchist circles of the early twentieth century.

Text & Translation

וועגן דעם ווערט פֿון איבערזעצונגען

On the Worth of Translations

Chaim Zhitlowsky

Translation by Joshua Price

In this 1910 essay, Chaim Zhitlowsky examines how the translation of works of world literature into Yiddish can be a way to establish Yiddish as a kultur-shprakh, a language as modern and expressive as European languages.