Gennady Estraikh

Clinical Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies; Rauch Associate Professor of Yiddish Studies

University of Oxford, PhD 1996

Office: 53 Washington Sq South, Room 106

Phone: (212)998-9059

Research Interests

Jewish intellectual history in the 19th and 20th centuries with an accent on Yiddish literary milieus; Publishing and civil-society organizations

Select Publications

(co-editor) Translating Sholem Aleichem: History, Politics and Art (Legenda, 2012)

(co-editor), A Captive of the Dawn: The Life and Work of Peretz Markish (Legenda, 2011)

(co-editor), Chaim Beider’s Biographical Dictionary of Yiddish Writers in the Soviet Union with a Dictionary of Soviet Terms by Gennady Estraikh (CYCO, 2011)

(co-editor), Yiddish in Weimar Berlin (Legenda, 2010)

Yiddish in the Cold War (Legenda, 2008)

(co-editor), David Bergelson: From Modernism to Socialist Realism (Legenda, 2007)

In Harness: Yiddish Writers’ Romance with Communism (Syracuse UP, 2005)

(co-editor), Yiddish and the Left (Legenda, 2001)

(co-editor), The Shtetl: Image and Reality (Legenda, 2000)

Soviet Yiddish: Language Planning and Linguistic Development (Oxford UP, 1999)

(co-editor), Yiddish in the Contemporary World (Legenda, 1999)

Intensive Yiddish (textbook) (Oxford Yiddish, 1996)

(co-editor), Oxford Yiddish III (Oxford Yiddish, 1995)

Moscow purim-shpiln (Moscow Purim Plays: Collection of Yiddish stories) (Three Sisters, 1993)

Concise Yiddish-Russian Dictionary (2nd Revised Edition) (Soviet Writer, 1990)

Concise Yiddish-Russian Dictionary (Soviet Writer, 1989)

Di royte balke (The Red Ravine: Collection of Yiddish stories) (Soviet Writer, 1988)