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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בײַטאָג אױפֿן אַלטן מאַרק

A Day in the Old Market

An Extract from Yakov Leshchin­sky’s Di ekonomishe lage fun Yidn in Poyln.

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ייִדישע שטעטלעך פֿון פּוילן

Jewish Towns of Poland

The open­ing sec­tion of a Grade’s col­lec­tion Shayn fun far­loshene shtern (Shine of Extin­guished Stars, 1950).

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דער רבי ר' בעריש בעל־תּשובֿה פֿון קראָקע

The Rebbe R. Berish Bal-tshuve of Krakow

1931 news­pa­per arti­cle by the Pol­ish Jew­ish his­to­ri­an Meir Bała­ban con­cern­ing the curi­ous Hasidic fig­ure known as Berish Bal-tshuve