We proudly presents J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone, for the first time in Yiddish. The 1st edition was limited to 1000 copies and sold out within two days. The 2nd edition is now available for pre-orders! Harry Potter un der filosofisher shteyn was translated to Yiddish by renowned American Yiddishist Arun Schaechter Viswanath and comes in a lush hardback edition with dustjacket and amazing cover art by Jonny Duddle.
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We are proud to present “Biografye fun a sentimentaler levone”, a collection of wondrous adventure short stories by the world renowned Yiddish writer Michael Felsenbaum. Edited by Eliezer Niborski and Miriam Trinh, foreword by Valery Dymshits and cover art by Stef Sadovnikov. Get your copy at the store!
The third issue of our literary magazine Yidishland is available in the store. A mighty double issue with 113 pages packed with wonderful stories, poems, songs etc, and we are dedicating it to the old Yiddish art of interpretation. This issue’s writers have brought new life to texts in Russian, English, French, Swedish, Ukrainian, Japanese and Polish (to name a few) by translating them to mame-loshn. We are bringing you Yiddish versions of the works of a wide range of world renowned writers like Marina Tsvetaeva, Daniil Kharms, Dovid Knut, Lev Lunts, Osip Mandelstam, Charles Dickens and Meir Shalev, as well as writers you might’ve never heard of before. All in the name of interpretation!
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A small rabbit embarks on a big adventure in outer space. This rhyming book with charming illustrations is about the power of imagination in times of hardship.
The "os-mentshlekh" Alef and Beys are back! This time they explore the human anatomy. A fun and easy way to learn the yiddish names of body parts, limbs and organs.
The two friends Alef and Beys are playing hide-and-seek when Beys mysteriously goes missing. Searching for his friend, Alef navigates through the Hebrew alphabet in a wondrous adventure.
Finally a book for the very youngest yiddishists. "DI FRUKHTN" is a traditional board book with colourful pictures of various fruits and their name in Yiddish.
A marvelous adventure from the 19th century Jewish quarters of Lund, Sweden. A 70 page chapter book by Niklas Olniansky. Edited by the esteemed Yiddish expert Michael Felsenbaum. Magnificent heymish cover artwork by Emma Olausson.
A traditional Yiddish tale by renowned yiddishist Kobi Weitzner z”l, beautifully illustrated by the Swedish artist Linda Siewert. A king embarks on a quest for happiness for his only daughter and finds that he has been looking in all the wrong places.
The second book of our series “a yiddish bikhl far di same yingste”. A colorful “point and learn” picture book with a yiddishn tam! What’s behind the curtain? It appears there’s everything from challah bread to a shofar.