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Australian Centre for the Study of Jewish Civilisation

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Yisroel Shtern

Collected Poems

Warsaw 1919 – 1939

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Courtesy of the Congress for Jewish  Culture L.M. Stein Bibliotek, Published 1955

Yisroel Shtern (1894 - ? 1942) was one of Warsaw's leading poets and essayists in Yiddish, in the period between the two World Wars. An eccentric and modest man, a portion of his work was assembled for the first time posthumously in New York in 1955. Very little has appeared before in English translation. Read More

The Yisroel Shtern Project aims to present all of his work in Yiddish on the net, together with representative English translations. The project has been supported by the voluntary work of gifted translators on two continents, and by the Australian Centre for the Study of Jewish Civilization, which has a special interest in Polish Jewry between the world wars. Read More