Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London 1884–1914
New perspectives on Anglo-Jewish history via the poetry and song of Yiddish-speaking immigrants in London from 1884 to 1914.
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Yiddish Culture after the Holocaust
Studies the variety, scope, and character of Yiddish culture in different geographical centers after the Holocaust.
A Tale of Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland
A vivid novelistic account that details a crucial period in the evolution of Polish Hasidism, translated from Yiddish.
New Frontiers of Language and Culture
Highlights an international generation of scholars currently revitalizing the field of Yiddish studies.
Essays in Drama, Performance, and Show Business
Collects leading scholars’ insight on the plays, production, music, audiences, and political and aesthetic concerns of modern Yiddish theater.
A renowned scholar looks back on his life and the life of his mother, tracing the Yiddish experience through major historical events of the last century.
From the archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, a collection of traditional Yiddish folksongs by highly regarded ethnomusicologist Ruth Rubin, presented with added commentary from music scholars Chana Mlotek and Mark Slobin.
The Jewish Folklorists of Poland
An examination of the history of Yiddish folklore from Poland between the two world wars.
Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky
A collection of poems by an accomplished modern Yiddish poet.
Originally published in 1966, An Anthology of Modern Yiddish Poetry was the first bilingual anthology to feature the rich, spirited, and passionate Yiddish poetry of the twentieth century
Selected Poems of Rukhl Fishman, A Bilingual Edition
Selected poems from Rukhl Fishman.
All share a common setting—the Eastern European Jewish town or shtetl, and all deal in different ways with a single topic—the Jewish confrontation with modernity.