Yiddish literature

The ambivalent secularism of Chaim Grade’s quarrel.

May 4 2023 12:01AM

Malines.

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

A trove of Yiddish treasures.

Andrew Silow-Carroll
Feb. 7 2023 12:01AM

Poems from the Sea of Death.

Elie Wiesel and Allan Nadler
Jan. 20 2023 12:01AM

“I am on my own lady messiah.”

Miriam Karpilove and Jessica Kirzane
Nov. 11 2022 12:01AM

Rabbis had figured previously in Yiddish literature, but they were usually secondary characters.

David Fishman
Oct. 19 2022 12:01AM

“Bontshe the Silent” and the inner lives of the Jews.

Goldie Morgentaler
June 16 2022 12:01AM

A kind of mystic.

Studs Terkel and Isaac Bashevis Singer
June 14 2022 12:01AM

There’s more to the Yiddish writer than “combining shtetls, demons, and sex in a small bowl, mixed well.”

April 12 2022 12:01AM

Moyshe Kulbak’s Childe Harold.

Madeleine Cohen
Feb. 25 2022 12:01AM

The dramas of Vilna in the 1920s are not so far removed from the dramas an Orthodox rabbi’s wife sees playing out in the 2020s.

Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt
Sept. 30 2021 12:01AM

S. Ansky’s radical yeshiva boys used to seem unreal. But observing today’s political scene has taught me to understand them.

Sept. 9 2021 12:01AM