The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe

Two-volume, English-language reference work on the history and culture of Eastern Europe Jewry in this region, prepared by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and published by Yale University Press in 2008.

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YIVO

Organization that preserves, studies, and teaches the cultural history of Jewish life throughout Eastern Europe, Germany, and Russia as well as orthography, lexicography, and other studies related to Yiddish.

Front entrance of YIVO in New York City

YIVO has undertaken many major scholarly publication projects, the most recent being The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe, published in March 2008 in cooperation with Yale University Press.

State Jewish Theater (Romania)

Theater specializing in Jewish-related plays.

State Jewish Theatre
TES (2002). The poster at lower right advertises a production of The Dybbuk by S. Ansky.

An Unfinished Trial in 1961, White Night, 1963, and Meeting on the Mountain in 1969), and Bruckstein became, before his 1972 emigration to Israel, the most important Yiddish playwright of post-war Romania, as mentioned in the Encyclopaedia Judaica, see also YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe on Romanian literature.

History of the Jews in Latvia

The history of the Jews in Latvia dates back to the first Jewish colony established in Piltene in 1571.

The location of Latvia (dark green) in Europe
Former synagogue in Kuldīga

"Latvia". YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe. 2010.

List of encyclopedias by branch of knowledge

List of notable encyclopedias sorted by branch of knowledge.

The volumes of the 15th edition of Encyclopædia Britannica (and the volume for the year 2002) span two bookshelves in a library.

The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe – Yale University Press, 2008

Dovid Katz

American-born, Vilnius-based scholar, author and educator, specializing in Yiddish language and literature, Lithuanian Jewish culture, and the Holocaust in Eastern Europe.

Dovid Katz

He is the author of a number of articles on Yiddish in encyclopedias (including The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe) and book introductions, including the Yivo's reprint of Alexander Harkavy's trilingual Yiddish-English-Hebrew dictionary.

Esther Frumkin

Leader of the Yiddish socialist General Jewish Labour Bund in Lithuania, Poland and Russia, and later of the Yevsektsiya in the Soviet Union.

Esther Frumkin in 1926

Gechtman, Roni (25 August 2010). "Lifshits, Khaye Malke". YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe.

Gershon Hundert

Canadian historian of Early Modern Polish Jewry and Leanor Segal Professor at McGill University.

A 1911 political cartoon on Canada's bicultural identity showing a flag combining symbols of Britain, France and Canada; titled "The next favor. 'A flag to suit the minority.'"

He was the editor-in-chief of The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe (2008) and an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2011- ).