Rokhl’s Golden City: Turning the mameloshn into erotic poetry
Rokhl’s Golden City: This week in 1952, five Yiddish poets were executed in the Soviet Union. How have their deaths been framed since then?
Rokhl’s Golden City: A different take on Walt Whitman
An enduring and strange epic poem about life in America in the early 20th century—for many Jewish immigrants, a true Promised Land
Yiddish poet Avrom Sutzkever’s 1936 work ‘Siberia’ magically upends a litany of misery for him and his people
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians