Tag Archives: Yiddish Studies

“Books in the Works”



by Dovid Katz

BOOKS TO DATE;  PUBLICATIONS TO DATE;  RECENT PUBLICATIONS;  CV;  WEBSITE

UPDATED JAN. 2020

A Cultural Grammar of Yiddish

99 Yiddish Words: A Linguistic, Cultural and Political History

A Short History of Yiddish

On The Road in the Old Country: Memoirs of Journeys to the Last Yiddish Mohicans in the Litvak Lands. Vol I: The Last Shtetl Jews. Vol II: In the Erstwhile Cities of Yiddish.

Vilnius Jewish Culture

(folio volume on the scale of Lithuanian Jewish Culture, 2nd edition Baltos Lankos: Vilnius 2010)

A Litvak’s Guide to Modern Vilnius

Normativism Gone Wrong: The Failure of Postwar Yiddish Language Planning

Double Genocide: The East European Plot to Write the Holocaust out of History

US, NATO, and the EU: A Tilt Toward (East European) Holocaust Denial

Holocaust Denial of the Twenty-First Century


ALSO: Urgently looking for a publisher or agent to enable a new edition of Words on Fire: The Unfinished Story of Yiddish, Basic Books: New York 2004, 2nd edition 2007. It has gone out of print with rights reverting to the author. The new edition would have to be based on the enlarged and corrected 2007 paperback edition.

BOOKS IN YIDDISH

Fifth collection of short stories set in pre World War I Jewish Lithuania. [previous books]

Translation of the Bible into Lithuanian Yiddish

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N.Y. Yivo Announces Campaign for Five and a Quarter Million Dollars for new “Vilna Project”



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by Dovid Katz

 

In a widely disseminated press release today, the Yivo Institute for Jewish Research announced the launch of a fundraising campaign for US $5,250,000 for the “Yivo Vilna Project.” We are told that it is for “a seven-year international project to preserve, digitize and reunite virtually Yivo’s prewar archives located in New York City and Vilnius, Lithuania, through a dedicated web portal” that will create “the largest collection of Yiddish language materials in the world.”

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