Tag Everyday Jews

Extraordinary Stories of Everyday Lives

Everyday Jews was first published in Poland in 1935 by Yehoshue Perle in an attempt to document the daily experiences of Polish Jews. It is a story of love and sex and spirit, a beautiful testimony to a strong and enduring people. Although originally chastised as crude, the novel quickly became

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Fenia and Yaakov Leviant Memorial Prize Awarded

Congratulations to Maier Deshell and Margaret Birstein for their recent MLA award: The Fenia and Yaakov Leviant Memorial Prize in Yiddish Studies for their translation of Yehoshue Perle‘s Everyday Jews. The book is part of Yale Press’s New Yiddish Library series, including Maier Deshell‘s most recent  work, along with Norbert

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