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Yiddish Wisdom- Humor & Heart from the Old Country

Yiddish children's books

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Girls in White Dresses, by Jennifer Close

Yiddish Hip Hop, a nineteenth-century "Hasidic Slasher," obscure Yiddish writers, and immigrant Jewish newspapers in Buenos Aires, Paris, and New York are just a few of the topics featured in Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Language and Culture.

Born to Kvetch: Yiddish

The 22 Most Iconic Book Covers Of All Time

Night (1960) by Elie Wiesel, original title: Un di Velt Hot Geshvign (Yiddish, 1956) This gripping novel is the memoir of nazi-concentration camp survivor. Wiesel was held in Auzschwitz during the height of the Holocaust in 1944-1945. It's a thin book with an impressive, sickening and important story.

Yiddish with Dick and Jane by Barbara Davilman and Ellis Weiner

The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon (2007, Hardcover, Novelization)

Irving Howe & Eliezer Greenberg, eds., A Treasury of Yiddish Stories, New York: Meridian Books,1958. Cover by Elaine Lustig.