A memoirist sheds light on the shtetl’s social conflicts.
Documents and wax cylinders nearly destroyed by the KGB.
“Above all a Jewish artist.”
Of pogroms and animal carcasses.
Shtetl Love Song.
The most tragic Jewish writer of modern times.
Sunday—potatoes, Monday—potatoes . . .
A Purim story.
A member of the Rothschild family finds himself in a small shtetl for the Sabbath.
In his day, the novelist Jacob Dinezon enjoyed immense popularity with the Yiddish-reading public, and was admired by such contemporaries as Sholem Aleichem and I.. . .
In the two decades before World War II, American Jews occasionally returned to their or their parents’ Polish cities and shtetls, and sometimes they recorded. . .