The book covers the poet’s Hebrew work and complex personality, but not his Yiddish poems which reveal a different side to his personality.
A portrait of the late editor-in-chief of the Yiddish Forward, Simon Weber, and the news writers during the summer of the Entebbe Operation.
Celia Dropkin stunned the New York’s Yiddish literary world in the 1920’s.
The Jewish neighborhood in Warsaw was denigrated as poor and dangerous but newspapers of the period reveal a diverse, dynamic Jewish community.
What did the Forward want for May Day 119 years ago? An 8-hour workday was a step in the right direction.
Performing Yiddish and Hebrew songs in the Soviet Union despite the ban against it, Nechama became a symbol of hope for the silenced Jews.
For lost synagogues in Slovakia, Moravia and Ukraine, sometimes an antique postcard is the only way we can still remember.
Enjoying its triumphant Broadway debut, ‘Indecent’ — a Yiddish tale of scandal and tragedy — is particularly well-suited to the Trump era.
Paul Newman once directed a cinematic masterpiece in a Yiddish theater. So, why did he take his name off it? And why hasn’t anyone seen it or heard of it — until now?
Between 1917 and 1923 the Forverts often printed the queries of European survivors who were left homeless and unemployed.
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