Our Poetry Collection

The Kadimah Library holds many anthologies of Yiddish poetry and prose.

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The Kadimah has been heavily involved in the production of a number of translations of Yiddish poetry and also the publication of a book – “Yisreol Shtern: Collected Poems – Warsaw 1919-1939”, edited by Andrew Firestone.

The book was launched at the Kadimah on 16th November 2014.  A video of the book launch is available to view here.

Copies of the book are available to purchase for AU$30 or US$30, plus postage costs.
Within Australia, please contact the Kadimah at reception@kadimah.org.au
Outside of Australia, please contact Medem Library, Paris, France at thchybowski@gmail.com

You can read more about Andrew Firestone’s work at his website www.yiddishpoetry.org

And to read a Yiddish report about 2 conferences held in Poland in 2015, about Yiddish life and I L Peretz, written by Andrew Firestone who attended and presented a paper, click here

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