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.

Texts & Translation

פּאָגראָמען אין אוקראַיִנע : די צײַט פֿון דער פֿרײַװיליקער אַרמײ

The Pogroms in Ukraine: the Period of the Volunteer Army

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

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די ייִדישע יוניאָנס אין אַמעריקע

The Jewish Unions in America

Bernard Wein­stein’s mem­oir recount­ing the his­to­ry of Jew­ish labor unions in the Unit­ed States.

Texts & Translation

קאָמיטעט צו זאַמלען מאַטעריאַלן װעגן ייִדישן חורבן אין פּױלן, 1939. ביולעטין נומער 3

Committee for the Collection of Materials on the Destruction of the Jews in Poland, 1939. Bulletin no. 3

A bul­letin pro­duced by the Vil­na Komitet in 1939, includ­ed in Miri­am Schulz’s recent book, Der Beginn des Unter­gangs: Die Zer­störung der jüdis­chen Gemein­den in Polen und das Ver­mächt­nis des Wilnaer Komi­tees (“Before the bow that was drawn”: The Vil­na Komitet and its doc­u­men­ta­tion of the destruc­tion of Pol­ish Jew­ry), pre­sent­ed here in a new translation. 

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