A writer who bridged both Old World and New, but fit into neither.
I.B. Singer's ghost haunts Jewish literature to this day.
Esther Singer Kreitman was a published author, but she was overshadowed by her brothers.
Not everyone admired Singer's fiction.
The big screen likes I.B. Singer--but he didn't always like it.
The life and work of Yiddish literature's Nobel laureate.
One of the most beloved writers of Yiddish literature, his work inspired the hit musical "Fiddler on the Roof."
Yiddish writers emigrated from Europe, and though Yiddish writing all but ceased after the Holocaust, it is seeing a small rebirth today.
The contributions of I.L. Peretz to Yiddish literature.
The writing of Mendele Mokher Seforim offers a realistic and honest portrayal of village life.