Samuel Shetzer Associate Professor of American Jewish Studies Julian Levinson recently published a new translation of poems by Chaim Grade on the website In geveb, A Journal of Yiddish Studies. The translation is titled, "Jewish Towns of Poland."

Professor Levinson acknowledges, among others, two Frankel Center members, Preston R. Tisch Professor of Judaic Studies Mikhail Krutikov and Irving M. Hermelin Curator of Judaica, Senior Associate Librarian Elliot Gertel.

The full translation is available online:,

Professor Levinson will be leading the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies fellows in the 2019-2020 theme year, which will be on the theme of "Yiddish Matters."