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In This Week’s Yiddish Forward

• Miriam Hoffman writes about her trip to Vilna via Helsinki.

• Elisheva Cohen-Tsedek writes about her impressions of the latest mood in Israel.

• Mikhail Krutikov reviews a new collection of essays by Arno Lustiger, a historian and writer living in Germany.

• Chaim Beider greets Yekhiel Shraibman, a Bessarabian Yiddish writer, on his 90th birthday.

• Zachary Berger looks at the phenomenon of Yiddish “blogs” on the Internet.

• Itzik Gottesman goes behind the scenes of the Swiss Holocaust reparations negotiations.

In This Week’s Russian Forward

• A. Mikhailovich opines about the lessons of the electoral campaign of former City Council candidate Anatoly Eisenberg.

• Albert Plax interviews popular writer Dina Rubina.

• Materials dedicated to the memory of 9/11 victims.

• A portrait of the new Palestinian prime minister.

• Literary page — Shira Gorshman’s short stories.

• Social aspects — a review of various social problems


This Saturday on ‘The Forverts Hour’ Saturday, September 13, 9:00 p.m. on WMCA New York, AM 570

• Cantorial Music for the High Holidays — Itzik Gottesman

• I.B. Singer: Hunger — Dovid Rogov

• Einstein, Weinstein and Kleinstein — Kobi Weitzner

Edited by Boris Sandler

Hosted by Adrienne Cooper

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