“yiddish writers”

Article

A Dance: Fradel Shtok Reconsidered

Sonia Gollance

Gollance reconsiders Fradel Shtok’s oeuvre and literary reception in the context of her translation of Shtok's short story “A tants” (A dance).

Pedagogy

Resources in Yiddish Studies: Yiddish Literature and Culture

Zachary M. Baker

This online bibliographical series devoted to research resources in Yiddish Studies focuses on Yiddish literature and culture.

Interview

Sholem Aleichem's Digital Turn

Madeleine Cohen and Diana Clarke

An interview with Jeremy Dauber about the new website SholemAleichem.org

Blog

"Are We Normal?": Mail from Isaac Bashevis Singer's Fans

Danielle Winter

A librarian discovers that Isaac Bashevis Singer's fans wrote letters as compelling as the novels they loved.

Interview

"Eight Volumes in Dour Maroon": Josh Fogel on Translating the Leksikon

Madeleine Cohen and Diana Clarke

The Leksikon fun der nayer yidisher literatur, which is full of hard-to-find biographical and bibliographical information about Yiddish writers, is tough to access outside institutions or from the far side of a paywall. By methodically translating and posting entries from the Leksikon online, Josh Fogel is working to change that.