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Yiddish Poetry in America

Enriching the Present through Links to the Past

Welcome! This homepage is dedicated to offering selections from poetry in Yiddish written by authors who lived in the U.S. This month I am happy to present poetry by the distinguished H. Leyvik, many times a laureate, the amiable Avrom Reisen, and, for the first time, verse written by Dovid Edelshtat, with whom Yiddish poetry begins on these shores. To read the poems, click on the links below.

Related Web Pages

To go to the Soviet-era Yiddish literature page, click here.
To read poetry by Dovid Edelshtat, click here.
To read poetry by H. Leyvik, click here.
To read poetry by Avrom Reisen, click here.
To see this month's literary anniversaries, click here.