1. YIDDISH
Vol. 2, No  4 Summer 1977


Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg:
In Lieu of an Editorial: Yiddish, the Language of the Soul, 1

Articles:
Gerald Stillman:
A Defense of Nineteenth-Century Yiddish Literature, 4

Walenty Cukierman
Isaak Babel’s Jewish Heroes and Their Yiddish Background, 15

R. Barbara Gitenstein:
Fools and Sages: Humor in Isaac Bashevis Singer’s
The Fools of Chelm and Their History, 23

A Sholem Aleichem Portfolio:
Murray Baumgarten,
Language, Luftmentschen, Catastrophe: Themes of Sholem Aleichem

Zoya Prizel,
The Narrator in Sholem Aleichem’s “The Enchanted Taylor,”  55

David Neal Miller:
Sholem Aleichem in English:
The Most Accessible Translations,  61

A Reisen Sampler
The New Patch, 71
His Grandfather’s Clock, 75
His Brother’s Bullets, 79
The Heart-Stirring Sermon, 83

Books:
Mimekor Yisrael: Classical Jewish Folktales
Collected by Micha Joseph Bin Gorion, Transl by I.M. Lask, 87

Sol Lipzin:
Home at Last: Mordecai Tsanin’s Epic of the Wanderin Jew, 91

Notes on Contribributors, 95
Index, Vols. 1 and 2, 96

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