I experienced many memorable moments during my tenure as the editor of the Forverts, but my first day at work is especially etched in my memory.
An old Jewish judge who refuses to open his eyes - just one of the touching images he describes about his shtetl, Rashkev.
Among Karpinovitch’s most memorable characters is Tall Tamara, the Jewish streetwalker who refused the Nazis‘ command to undress.
Documentary: The Lithuanian-born master storyteller describes scenes of her girlhood in vivid detail.
Boris Sandler has retired from the helm of the Yiddish Forward. But he continues to be one of the most imaginative writers in the language. Mikhail Krutikov assesses Sandler’s pivotal role in Yiddish literature.
Amid circulation and financial pressures, the print version of the Yiddish Forverts will soon appear only biweekly. But its website will relaunch as a daily with more content and new features.
A version of this post originally appeared in the Forverts
A version of this post appeared in Yiddish here.
A version of this post appeared in Yiddish.