Books

Gevalt in Our Stars

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A Brief History of Yiddish Astrologic Practices In a striking Rosh Hashanah greeting card from the early 1900s, an angelic figure festooned with flowers directs a group of children to…

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While Wall Street Journal highlights the success of Harry Potter in Yiddish, two new books are released in NY

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  Dos Hoyz in Pu-vinkl (Winnie the Pooh) and Gayve un Forurtl  (Orgullo y Prejuicio) by Jane Austen, which add to the Yiddish bibliography available to young readers and their…

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“Harry Potter” series receives official Yiddish translation

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Harry Potter Un Der Filosofisher Shteyn This translation would not have been possible if not for the efforts of four committed colleagues: Yankl-Peretz Blum, whose linguistic guidance significantly leveled up…

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New Online Yiddish Dictionary for the New Year! English/Yidish Verterbukh Onlayn

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The groundbreaking online dictionary you have been “sitting on shpilkes” for has finally arrived! The League for Yiddish is thrilled to bring you the “Comprehensive ONLINE English-Yiddish Dictionary”, Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath…

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אַ נײַ ייִדיש־לערנבוך פֿאַר רוסיש־רעדער

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דעם ניו־יאָרקער „אַרבעטער־רינג‟ איז שווער זיך פֿאָרצושטעלן אָן זײַן לאַנגיאָריקן ייִדיש־לערער, ניקאָלײַ (קאָליע) באָראָדולין. גלײַך נאָכן אָנקומען קיין אַמעריקע פֿון זײַן היימשטאָט, ביראָבידזשאַן, אינעם יאָר 1992, האָט ער זיך פֿאַרנומען…

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Am I small? Bin ikh kleyn?: English-Yiddish: Children’s Picture Book (Bilingual Edition), by Philipp Winterberg

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English-Yiddish Bilingual Edition “Am I small?” – Tamia is not sure and keeps asking various animals that she meets on her journey. Eventually she finds the surprising answer… By Philipp…

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Yiddish in 10 Lessons. A Book/CD to learn Yiddish in a fun way

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If a language is the key to knowledge and to communicate and understand a culture, idioms are the key to their heart. In these two books by Chaim Werdyger “YIDDISH…

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Di Kats Der Payats

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Es gist nokh a regn. S iz kalt un z iz nas. Gezesn in shtub. Gekukt af der gas…. Thus begins the classic children s book of a rainy day…

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Yiddish South of the Border. An Anthology of Latin American Yiddish Writing, edited by Alan Astro

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Alan Astro has compiled the first anthology of Latin American Yiddish writings translated into English. Included are works of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay, and…

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New Book: Eliezer Steinbarg: A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish

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Eliezer Steinbarg: A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish, Illustrator: Nurit Yuval, Tsur-ot, Jerusalem 2013. ISBN 978-965-553-050-6.  (80 pages, 40 illustrations). From the editor, Dr. Adina Bar-El, Eliezer Steinbarg,…

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