Category Archives: Di Tsukunft
Di Zukunft (The Future) has been published since 1892. Under the editorship of Avrom Walt Liessin, it became one of the foremost Yiddish literary journals of the 20th century, and continues that tradition today, in a new century, under the editorship of Boris Sandler and Gennady Estraikh. We are grateful to the Atran Foundation and the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of New York, for their continued support. You, too, can support our journal by subscribing for only $25/year (students pay only $18).
Here you may view articles from the most recent issue. The entries, which are in Yiddish, also contain an English precis. Leyent gezunterheyt!
Chaim Grade and the Chazon Ish
Written on June 6, 2012 at 5:28 am, by kongres
Chaim Grade and the Chazon Ish (a semi-biographical commentary, “Wills without Heirs) Julio Ben Shmuel discusses the relationship between the great novelist and documenter of interwar Yiddish Vilna, Chaim Grade, and his religious mentor from those years, Avrohom Yeshaya Karelitz, author of the book Vision of Man, who became a leader of religious Jews in Continue Reading »
Dr. Paul Glasser: A Figure in the American Yiddish Landscape
Written on June 6, 2012 at 5:21 am, by kongres
Dr. Paul Glasser: A Figure in the American Yiddish Landscape In this interview, Paul Glasser, Co-Dean of the Weinreich Center for Yiddish at the YIVO, talks about his life growing up in Brownsville, Brooklyn, how his interest in Yiddish developed from casual childhood contact into a lifelong passion. He discusses his doctoral dissertation on the Continue Reading »