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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The Yiddish Life of Chaim Soutine (1893-1943): New Materials

A selec­tion of short texts shed­ding light on the biog­ra­phy of artist Chaim Sou­tine, trans­lat­ed and with an intro­duc­to­ry essay by Ofer Dynes.

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וועגן דער מאָהליווער שול: זכרונות

On the Mogilev Shul: Recollections

Rec­ol­lec­tions of a vis­it to a wood­en syn­a­gogue in Mogilev by the great mod­ernist artist El Lissitzky. 

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מאַקס ליבערמאַן

Max Liebermann

Mil­groym founder Rachel Wis­chnitzer’s por­trait of painter Max Lieber­mann (1847 – 1935) on the occa­sion of his sev­en­ty-fifth birthday. 

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דער טױער־מאָטיװ אין דער בוך־קונסט

The Motif of the Porch

Mil­groym edi­tor Rachel Wis­chnitzer’s essay on illus­trat­ed Hebrew manuscripts

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ייִדישע קינסטלער אין דער הײַנטיקער רוסישער קונסט

Jewish Artists in Contemporary Russian Art

Henryk Berlewi's 1922 essay on Jewish art in Russia, published in Milgroym.