Texts & Translations

New translations into English of Yiddish language materials including poetry, stories, essays, and archival materials of all kinds. Original Yiddish texts are presented in a standardized orthography and are fully searchable.

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דרײַ לידער

Three Poems

Three poems by Leyb Kvitko from his 1919 col­lec­tion, Trit.

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דרײַ לידער

Three Poems

Three poems by Sarah Reisen. 

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צוויי לידער

Two Poems

Two poems by Miryam Uli­nover, trans­lat­ed by Mindy Liberman.

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אורי צבֿי פֿאַרן צלם

Uri Zvi Before the Cross

A new trans­la­tion of Uri Zvi Grin­berg’s provoca­tive exper­i­men­tal typo­graph­ic poem, first pub­lished in his lit­er­ary jour­nal Alba­tros.

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War Poems

Two poems by Yoy­sef Kerler

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אַלף, בית,...

Alef, Beys . . .

An alef­bet­i­cal voy­age into the cos­mos, in Jon­ah Lubin’s allit­er­a­tive translation

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