Yiddish literature

“I don’t know if Heaven is real. But I do know that there is a paradise on earth for children.”

Elie Wiesel
Jan. 18 2024 12:01AM

The Nobel Prize-winner’s forgotten older brother.

Dec. 4 2023 12:01AM

“Short Friday.”

Rokhl Kafrissen
Dec. 1 2023 12:01AM

A literary summer in Tel Aviv.

David Roskies
Oct. 23 2023 12:01AM

And with the scope of Jewish, and human, existence.

Oct. 17 2023 12:01AM

The only Jewish personality who ranks with the Yiddish writer Y.L. Peretz was Herzl, who devoted himself to a similar task in the political domain.

Aug. 30 2023 12:01AM

The great Yiddish writer envisioned an unbroken transmission of Jewishness through the generations, from biblical prophets to talmudic sages to literary giants like Heine—and himself.

Aug. 7 2023 12:01AM

“America was not a melting pot, but a laboratory of innumerable new combinations.”

Isaac Bashevis Singer and Rachel Mines
July 25 2023 12:01AM

The Last Consolation Vanished.

July 17 2023 12:01AM

Isaac Bashevis Singer’s “Gimple the Fool.”

Julian Levinson
July 11 2023 12:01AM

The rebbe, the president, and the poet.

Eli Rubin
June 21 2023 12:01AM

The ambivalent secularism of Chaim Grade’s quarrel.

May 4 2023 12:01AM


Avrom Sutzkever and Justin Cammy
April 20 2023 12:01AM

A far cry from the “bland exoticism” of the New York Times.

Jeffrey A. Grossman
Feb. 16 2023 12:01AM