Translations

My translations from Yiddish are listed below, grouped according to Yiddish author.

I am available for freelance translation work.

Miriam Karpilove

Diary of a Lonely Girl, or the Battle against Free Love (Syracuse University Press, 2020)

excerpt from In geveb

excerpt from Your Impossible Voice

excerpt from Queen Mob’s Teahouse

Judith: a tale of love and woe (Farlag Press, 2022)

excerpt from Pakn Treger 2020 Translation Issue

“Freydl” in Columbia Journal

“New York’s First-Time Women Voters” in Jewish Currents

excerpt from A Provincial Newspaper in Pakn Treger 2019 Translation Issue

“Chicago” in Another Chicago Magazine

“Theatre: A Sketch” in Digital Yiddish Theatre Project

Pessie Pomerantz-Honigbaum

“Red Dew” on the website of the Yiddish Book Center

“With Golden Steps over Earth” in Pakn Treger

Shloyme Shvarts (Selwyn Schwartz)

“Monday Blue” and “Prairie Suns” in AzonaL

Perets Hirshbeyn

excerpts from Across America:

 “New York” In Pakn Treger , Reprinted in The Abandoned Book: A New Collection of Yiddish Translations and How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish

 “Yiddish” in Trinity Journal of Literary Translation

A. Almi (Elyash)

“Father of the Whole World” in Jewish Currents

Yenta Serdatsky

“An Old Woman with Young Dreams” in Pakn Treger 2019 Translation Issue

“She Waits,” “The Young Widow,” and “The Loyal Cousin” in Have I Got a Story For You: More than a Century of Yiddish Fiction from the Forward.  (Norton, 2016)

“Platonic Love” in Jewishfiction.net

“Search for the Woman” in Pakn Treger 2014 Translation Issue. Reprinted in The Abandoned Book: A New Collection of Yiddish Translations

Joseph Opatoshu

“A Lynching” in In geveb

Rachel Luria

“The Illusion” in JewishFiction.net

Leon Kobrin

“Blessed is the True Judge” in In geveb

Rosa Palatnik

“Ne’ilah” and “The Yom Kippur Light Went Out” on the website of the Yiddish Book Center

Hava Shapiro

“Elisheva the Poet” (with Sonia Gollance) in To Tread on New Ground: Selected Hebrew Writings of Hava Shapiro. Ed. Carole Balin and Wendy Zierler.  (Wayne State University Press, 2014)

Dora Schulner

“Recollections About N. M. Shaykevitsh (Shomer)” in Pakn Treger, December 2019.

Y. Adler

“Elul,” in CCAR Journal, December 2018.


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