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Yiddish Translation Projects & Clients

Selected Projects

  • Rebecca Clarren,The Cost of Free Land: Jews, Lakota, and an American Inheritance(Viking/Penguin, forthcoming).

  • Lost Shtetl Museum, Lithuania.

  • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research – YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe and other projects.

  • Letters in Verena Dohrn, "A Warm Morning Gown and a Shawl from Berlin: Liebe Zaltzman’s Yiddish Letters to Helene Koigen," in Yiddish in Weimar Berlin: At the Crossroads of Diaspora Politics and Culture. Studies in Yiddish 8 (2010).  

  • The Emma Goldman Papers Project.

  • The Yiddish Radio Project, New York, NY, for an NPR documentary series.

  • Kenneth Helphand, Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime (San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 2006).

  • Der moderner Brieffenshteller (The Modern Letter Writer) by Benzion Eisenstadt, originally published in 1910. (For private client.)

  • Over 40 family letter collections.

With Alice Nakhimovsky, I am the author of Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter-Writing Manuals from Russia and America (Indiana University Press, 2014), winner of a 2015 National Jewish Book Award, which includes my translations of letters from dozens of Yiddish manuals.

Contact me by sending me a message here.

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