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

מכאן ואילך : פתח־דבר

Mikan Ve’eylakh (From this Point Onward): Foreword

In antic­i­pa­tion of its third issue, here is the fore­word to issue one of Mikan Ve’ey­lakh: Jour­nal for Dias­poric Hebrew.

Texts & Translation

אַ ביסל קלאָרקייט און פּשטות אין דער שפּראַכן־פֿראַגע

A Bit of Clarity and Simplicity in Regard to the Language Question

Hil­lel Zeitlin’s 1924 arti­cle on the lan­guage ques­tion pre­sent­ing a nov­el per­spec­tive: the cul­ti­va­tion of both Hebrew and Yid­dish is nec­es­sary to ensure the con­tin­ued flour­ish­ing of the Jew­ish people.