Readings/Media

Upcoming events:

• Participation in a “Yiddish Literature in Translation” panel with Ellen Cassedy and Shuli Berger, Association of Jewish Libraries Conference, Monday, June 19, 2017, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Past events:

For a complete list of past events, including links to webcasts, click here.

Media

• Read an interview by Barbara Krasner of Yermiyahu Ahron Taub regarding The Education of a Daffodil: Prose Poems and other matters poetic in “Poet’s Notebook” on The Whole Megillah, April 25, 2017.

• Read a review by Jessica Kirzane of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on The Jewish Book Council website, April 21, 2017.

• Read “Loyt di leyeners/Readers Respond: Lia Friedman Reads “The Debt” in an Era of Precarious Reproductive Rights,” a response by Lia Friedman to “The Debt” by Blume Lempel; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on In Geveb: a Journal of Yiddish Studies, April 2017.

• Read “‘Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories’: Dark Themes and Complex Women,” a review by Julie R. Enszer of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in The Forward: the Sisterhood, March 28, 2017.

• Read “Di sharfe, elnte ferzn fun an opgeforenem Yid,” a review by Zackary Sholem Berger of The Education of a Daffodil: Prose Poems by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in the Forverts, March 7, 2017.

• Read an interview by Deborah Kalb of Yermiyahu Ahron Taub regarding The Education of a Daffodil: Prose Poems on Book Q & As, March 6, 2017.

Read a review by Amos Lassen of The Education of a Daffodil: Prose Poems entitled “The Education of a Daffodil: Prose Poems by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub: From the Heart to the Page” on Reviews by Amos Lassen, February 7, 2017.

• Listen to an interview by David Wilk of Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel on Writerscast: the Voice of Writing (January 12, 2017).

•  Read a review by Yona Zeldis McDonough of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub entitled “Transgressive in Form and Content”in Lilith (Winter 2016/2017).

• Read a review by Howard Freedman of Have I Got a Story for You: More Than a Century of Fiction from the Forward edited by Ezra Glinter and Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub  entitled “Striking Stories Rescue Yiddish and Ladino from Oblivion” on jweekly.com (January 5, 2017).

• Read an interview by C.M. Mayo entitled “Q & A with Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on Translating Blume Lempel’s Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories from the Yiddish” on Madam Mayo: Ye olde blog by C.M. Mayo (January 2, 2017).

• Read “‘Her Green Days’: Nature in the Yiddish Narratives of Blume Lempel” by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on The Prosen People: Exploring the World of Jewish Literature (December 16, 2016).

• Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub featured in the December Jewish Book Carnival (December 15, 2016).

• Read “Hiding in Plain Sight: a Private Yet Candid Yiddish Writer” by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on The Prosen People: Exploring the World of Jewish Literature (December 14, 2016).

• Read “Oedipus-in Brooklyn? And in Yiddish?” by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on The Prosen People: Exploring the World of Jewish Literature (December 12, 2016).

• Read a review by Beth Dwoskin of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in Association of Jewish Libraries Reviews, pages 24-25 (November/December 2016).

• Read a review by Amos Lassen of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel ; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on Reviews by Amos Lassen (November 29, 2016).

• Read a review by Philip K. Jason of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel ; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in The Washington Independent Review of Books (November 18, 2016).

• Read an interview by Deborah Kalb of Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub regarding Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel on Book Q & As (November 15, 2016).

• Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories is listed on Book Riot in Michelle Anne Schingler’s 100 Must Read Books about Women and Religion.

• Read a review by Michelle Anne Schingler of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel ; translated by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in Foreword Reviews (November 4, 2016).

• Read an interview by Barbara Krasner of Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub on  Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel on The Whole Megillah (October 18, 2016).

• Read a review of Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel; translated from the Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in Kirkus Reviews (September 15, 2016).

• Read “The People’s Scholars: on Charting the History of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research,” by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in the Association of Jewish Libraries News, September-October 2014, pages 3-5. (Please click on the attachment here. PDF will download.)

• Read “The Blues and Beyond: The Influences of Ward 5 Poet Venus Thrash,” by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in Ward 5 Heartbeat, June 2014, by clicking here. (For a more complete version of this article, please click on the attachment here. Word.docx file will download.)

• Read “Across Divides: Ellen Cassedy and the Art of Cross-Cultural Communication,” by clicking here. [PDF will open or download] by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in Association of Jewish Libraries Reviews, February/March 2014, pages 20-21.

• Read “Apikorsishe lider fun Yirmyohu Arn Taub/Heretical Poems by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub,” a Yiddish-language review by Itzik Gottesman of Prayers of a Heretic/Tfiles fun an apikoyres in the Teglekher forverts/Yiddish Daily Forward, published February 19, 2014, issue of March 14, 2014.

http://yiddish.forward.com/articles/176544/heretical-poems-by-yermiyahu-ahron-taub/

• Read “Poems of Heresy and Transformation,” a review by Zackary Sholem Berger of Prayers of a Heretic/Tfiles fun an apikoyres in The Arty Semite, December 10, 2013.

• Read “The Laureate Nearby: at Home with Merrill Leffler” by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub in Association of Jewish Libraries Reviews, November/December 2013, pages 15-17.

“The Laureate Nearby: at Home with Merrill Leffler” by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub [PDF will open or download]

• “Existential Displacement Through Prayer,” a review ofPrayers of a Heretic/Tfiles fun an apikoyres by Amos Lassen, July 9, 2013.

http://reviewsbyamoslassen.com/?p=23499

• To hear Yermiyahu Ahron Taub’s poems set to music by Michał Górczyński and performed on May 11, 2013 at the New Jewish Music Festival in Warsaw by Malerai and featuring Hanna Goldstein (vocals), Michał Górczyński  (clarinet), Marcin Masecki (piano), Dagna Sadkowska (violin), and Mikołaj Pałosz (violoncello), click:

https://soundcloud.com/maleraimigu/concert-malerai-goldstein-9

• Read “Poet Dan Vera Finds a Home in Brookland” by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, published in Ward 5 Heartbeat, May 6, 2013.

http://www.ward5heartbeat.org/feature/poet-dan-vera-finds-a-home-in-brookland/

• For a PDF of an interview by Daniel Scheide in Association of Jewish Libraries Reviews, September/October 2012, click here.

• Profile by Breena Siegel in the Ward 5 Heartbeat, Spring 2012

http://www.ward5heartbeat.org/2012spr_taub.html

Uncle Feygele reviewed on TheJewniverse.com, March 1, 2012

• “Finding a Place,” a review of Uncle Feygele by Amos Lassen, June 2, 2011.

http://reviewsbyamoslassen.com/?p=6457

• “Extending the Narratives,” a review of What Stillness Illuminated/Vos shtilkayt hot baloykhtn by Amos Lassen, June 10, 2011

http://reviewsbyamoslassen.com/?p=6574

• Interview (in Yiddish) on Polskie Radio conducted by Anna Rozenfeld, March 20, 2011. Listen here.

• Profile by Andrew W.M. Beierle in Emory Magazine,
Autumn 2009

http://www.emory.edu/EMORY_MAGAZINE/2009/

• Interview on eYiddish.org conducted (in English):

http://www.eyiddish.org/What-stillness-Illuminated.htm

• Download review (in PDF format) of What Stillness Illuminated/Vos shtilkayt hot baloykhtn by Bernard Vaisbrot inDi Yidishe heftn (Paris, June 2009, no. 137)

Download here.

• “The Poetry of Language,” a review by Zackary Sholem Berger of What Stillness Illuminated/Vos shtilkayt hot baloykhtnin The Forward, February 20, 2009

http://www.forward.com/articles/15148/

• “Mother and Son,” a review of The Insatiable Psalm by Amos Lassen, June 9, 2011.

http://reviewsbyamoslassen.com/?p=6565