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The Vilna Collections in Translation

An in-depth look at several original documents from YIVO’s revolutionary new archive

Alyssa Quint
February 02, 2022

The following three documents from YIVO’s newly digitized Vilna Collections are presented here together in the original and then again in English translation for those who do not read Yiddish. These translations, designed to resemble the originals, are intended to provide readers with an unmediated encounter with the archival document.

Alyssa Quint is associate editor at Tablet Magazine and author of The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater.