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Death of a Yiddish Giant

Remembering I.L. Peretz, who died 100 years ago this week

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Instrumentals

Agenda: Leni Riefenstahl screens in Manhattan, I.L. Peretz revived in L.A., caricatures by David Levine at the Met, and more

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Yiddishist Torn

Lost Books

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On the Bookshelf

Yiddish is far from dead. It’s undead, and it haunts everything from Harvey Pekar’s comics to the vampire literature of the early 20th century.

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17th Century Polish Synagogue to Reopen

House of worship reborn as tourist destination