Share this project

Done

Share this project

Done
Yiddish poetry -- dead? It was just sleeping, ready to jump out from behind the kitsch with an aesthetic only possible in the language of Sutzkever.
83 backers pledged $3,298 to help bring this project to life.
Last updated
Not in the Same Breath: A Yiddish & English Book of Poetry project video thumbnail
Replay with sound
Play with
sound

$3,298

83

 

Support

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 5 or more About US$ 5

    I'll recommend a Yiddish poem to you that knocks your socks off and that you've never seen before. איך וועל דיר רעקאָמענדירן אַ ייִדיש ליד וואָס דו מוזט למען־השם לייענען.

    Less
    11 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    Partial book preview pre-publication, custom Yiddish or English couplet by the author
    ביכל-פֿאָרשפּײַז און ייִדיש/ענגליש צוויי-שורותל פֿון מחבר

    Less
    Limited 7 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 13 or more About US$ 13

    Mazl tov! I'll find you the perfect Yiddish quote, saying, or song for your bar-/bat-mitzvah. Weddings too.

    מע האט ליב אזעלכע סענטימענטאלע ווערטלעך אויף אפצומערקן א שימחה. פאר וואס ניט? וועמען שאט עס? איר קענט אויך געניסן פון אזא סקארבאווע שמאלץ-געשעפט. זאל זיין אין א גוטער שעה און פארגעסט ניט למען-השם אין דער משקה...

    Less
    2 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 15 or more About US$ 15

    I'll teach you a word in Yiddish that's not in your Weinreich dictionary. If you know what I mean.

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 18 or more About US$ 18

    I'll write you a poem on your birthday. איך וועל דיר אָנשרײַבן אַ ליד צו דײַן געובוירן-טאָג. ביז הונדערט און צוואַצניק!

    Less
    11 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 20 or more About US$ 20

    I'll write you a poem for another person, for any reason at all.

    אנשרייבן וועל איך א ליד פאר וועמען ס'זאל ניט זיין - זאל זיין פאר א סיבה, אדער גלאט אזוי.

    Less
    3 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 25 or more About US$ 25

    Free PDF of finished print book
    אומזיסטער פּי-די-עף פֿון פֿאַרטיקן ביכל

    Less
    12 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 36 or more About US$ 36

    An English or Yiddish word of your choice will be included in a new poem custom written for this book. It's found poetry where you're doing the finding!
    קלייב אויס א ווארט אויף יידיש צי ענגליש און עס וועט אריינגעשריבן ווערן אין ספר החיים - כ'מיין, אין א ליד ספעציעל אנגעשריבן פאר דעם בוך. זיי א שותף צו דער זאך!

    Less
    Limited 6 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  9. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 50 or more About US$ 50

    Free PDF of the finished print book, invitation to the launch party
    פּי-די-עף פֿון פֿאַרטיקן ביכל, פֿאַרבעטונג אויפֿן בוך-יום-טובֿ

    Less
    7 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  10. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 54 or more About US$ 54

    I'll translate any text 500 words or less from or to any of the languages I know well (Hebrew, Yiddish, or English).
    איך וועל פֿאַרטײַטשן אַ טעקסט ניט מער פֿון 500 ווערטער פֿון אָדער אויף ענגליש, ייִדיש אָדער העברעיִש

    Less
    1 backer
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  11. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 72 or more About US$ 72

    I'll translate into Yiddish the first page of a literary masterwork of your choice and declaim it on YouTube.

    איך וועל איבערזעצן אויף יידיש דאס ערשטע זייטל פון וועלכן שעדעווער דו זאלסט ניט פארלאנגען, און דעקלאמירן אויף יוטוב.

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  12. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 100 or more About US$ 100

    Free hard copy of the finished print book, invitation to the launch party, named thank-you in finished book
    עקזעמפּלאַר (צווישן טאָוולען) פֿון פֿאַרטיקן ביכל, פֿאַרבעטונג אויפֿן בוך-יום-טובֿ, דאַנקוואָרט אין בוך

    Less
    16 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  13. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 180 or more About US$ 180

    I'll translate into Yiddish an English or Hebrew kids' picture book of your choice, or one chapter (not too long!) of a kids' chapter book.

    איך וועל אָדער (דײַן ברירה( אָנשרײַבן אַ נײַע קינדער-מעשׂה אָדער איבערזעצן אויף מאַמע־לשון אַ קינדערביכל.

    Less
    Limited 0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  14. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 200 or more About US$ 200

    Three hours of Yiddish lessons on topics and at a level of your choice. קענסט שוין יידיש? וואלט אזא באלוינונג דיך קנאפ צוגעצויגן. אפשר ווילסטו העברעיש-לעקציעס מיט א מדריך? אדער שפאניש?

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  15. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 250 or more About US$ 250

    Free hard copy of the finished print book, invitation to the launch party, named thank-you in finished print book, participation in cover-art poll

    עקזעמפּלאַר (צווישן טאָוולען) פֿון פֿאַרטיקן ביכל, פֿאַרבעטונג אויפֿן בוך-יום-טובֿ, דאַנקוואָרט אין בוך, געלעגנהייט צו האָבן אַ דעה וועגן הילע-קונסט

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  16. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 360 or more About US$ 360

    I'll come to anywhere on the East Coast and do a poetry reading for you. איך וועל עולה-רגל זיין צו
    אייך (וואו ס'זאל ניט זיין אויפן מיזרח-ברעג) און פירלייענען מיין שירהווארג.

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  17. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 500 or more About US$ 500

    Free hard copy of the finished print book, invitation to the launch party, named thank-you in finished book, participation in cover-art poll, custom poem by the author

    עקזעמפּלאַר (צווישן טאָוולען) פֿון פֿאַרטיקן ביכל, פֿאַרבעטונג אויפֿן בוך-יום-טובֿ, דאַנקוואָרט אין בוך, געלעגנהייט צו האָבן אַ דעה וועגן הילע-קונסט, ליד-מתּנה פֿון מחבר

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  18. Select this reward

    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About US$ 1,000

    I'll write you a poem a day, in Yiddish or English, for a month. איך וועל דיר אָנשרייבן אַ ליד יעדן טאָג, טאָג אײַן טאָג אויס, פֿאַר אַ גאַנצן חודש. בנאמנות.

    Less
    0 backers
    $

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (60 days)

Line icon alert icon Artboard Copy 8 arrow-down icon arrow-down arrow-left icon arrow-left arrow-point-left icon Fill 1 Copy 5 arrow-point-right icon Fill 1 arrow-right icon arrow-right arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right copy bar-chart icon Artboard Copy 6 bell icon Combined Shape Copy 5 book icon Artboard Copy 3 bookmark icon Fill 1 brand-assets icon Artboard Copy 13 cart icon Artboard Copy 4 chat icon chat check icon Fill 1 Copy 6 circle-back icon Fill 1 Copy 13 circle-forward icon Fill 1 Copy 16 circle-k icon circle-k circle-left icon circle-left circle-right icon circle-right clipboard icon Artboard Copy 12 clock icon Combined Shape close icon close closed-caption icon Fill 1 compass icon Combined Shape Copy 2 conversion icon conversion delta-down icon Fill 1 delta-left icon delta-right icon Fill 1 delta-up icon Fill 1 duplicate icon duplicate embed icon Combined Shape Copy 6 eye icon Combined Shape Copy 12 facebook-contained icon Facebook Contained facebook icon Facebook logo flag icon Fill 1 Copy 3 gear icon Fill 1 Copy 14 global-africa icon Fill 1 Copy 9 global-america icon Fill 1 Copy 10 global-asia icon Fill 1 Copy 17 graph-bar icon Combined Shape Copy 9 graph-line icon Combined Shape Copy 16 heart icon Fill 1 Copy 8 help icon human icon icon--human icon--alarm icon icon--alarm icon--alert icon icon--alert icon--arrow-down icon icon--arrow-down icon--arrow-left icon icon--arrow-left icon--arrow-right icon icon--arrow-right icon--arrow-up-right icon icon--arrow-up-right icon--arrow-up icon icon--arrow-up icon--backer-badge icon icon--backer-badge icon--bell icon icon--bell icon--bolt icon icon--bolt icon--bookmark-outline icon icon--bookmark-outline icon--bookmark icon icon--bookmark icon--calculator icon icon--calculator icon--calendar-check icon icon--calendar-check icon--calendar icon icon--calendar icon--campaign-outline icon icon--campaign-outline icon--check icon icon--check icon--chevron-down icon icon--chevron-down icon--chevron-left icon icon--chevron-left icon--chevron-right icon icon--chevron-right icon--chevron-up icon icon--chevron-up icon--circle-around icon icon--circle-around icon--circle-back icon icon--circle-back icon--circle-forward icon icon--circle-forward icon--circle-loader icon Page 1 icon--circle icon icon--clipboard icon icon--clipboard icon--clock icon icon--clock icon--closed-caption icon icon--closed-caption icon--code icon icon--code icon--collapse icon icon--collapse icon--commissions icon icon--commissions icon--compass icon icon--compass icon--confirmation icon icon--confirmation icon--conversion icon icon-conversion icon--cpu icon icon--curve-right icon icon--curve-right icon--cross icon icon--cross icon--delta-down icon icon--delta-down icon--delta-left icon icon--delta-left icon--delta-right icon icon--delta-right icon--delta-up icon icon--delta-up icon--download icon icon--download icon--ellipsis icon icon--expand icon icon--expand icon--external icon icon--external icon--eye icon icon--eye icon--facebook icon icon--facebook icon--filter icon icon--filter icon--flag icon icon--flag icon--frown-filled icon icon--frown icon icon--gear icon icon--gear icon--globe-africa icon icon--globe-africa icon--globe-america icon icon--globe-america icon--globe-asia icon icon--globe-asia icon--graph-bar icon icon--graph-bar icon--graph-line icon icon--graph-line icon--happy-filled icon icon--happy icon icon--heart-outline icon icon--heart outline icon--heart-thin-outline icon Fill 1 icon--heart icon icon--heart icon--home icon icon--home icon--home-with-door icon icon--human icon icon--human icon--humans icon icon--humans icon--image icon icon--image icon--inbox icon icon--inbox icon--info icon icon--info icon--instagram icon icon/instagram icon--lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb icon--link icon icon--link icon--lock-black-bg icon lock-icon icon--lock icon icon--lock icon--mail icon icon--mail icon--meh-filled icon icon--meh icon icon--menu icon icon--menu icon--message icon icon--message icon--mobile icon icon--mobile icon--overflow icon icon--overflow icon--pause icon icon--pause icon--pencil icon icon--pencil icon--pin icon icon--pin icon--pinterest icon icon--pinterest icon--play icon icon--play icon--plus-human icon icon--plus-human icon--plus icon icon--plus icon--prohibit icon icon--prohibit icon--project-budget icon icon--pull-quote icon icon--pull-quote icon--question-filled icon icon--question-filled icon--question icon icon--question icon--reorder icon icon-reorder icon--reply icon icon--reply icon--save icon icon--save icon--saved icon icon--saved icon--search icon icon--search icon--section-break icon icon--section-break icon--small-k icon icon--sound-hi icon icon--sound-hi icon--sound-lo icon icon--sound-lo icon--sound-mute icon icon--sound-mute icon--star-outline icon Star Outline icon--star icon icon--star icon--subtitles-captions icon icon--subtitles-captions icon--text-bold icon icon--text-bold icon--text-bullet icon icon--text-bullet icon--text-italic icon icon--text-italic icon--textalign-centered icon icon--textalign-centered icon--textalign-right icon icon--textalign-right icon--thumbs-down icon icon--thumbs-down icon--thumbs-up icon icon--thumbs-up icon--thumbsdown-outline icon icon--thumbsdown-outline icon--thumbsup-outline icon icon--thumbsup-outline icon--trash icon icon--trash icon--tumblr icon icon--tumblr icon--twitter icon icon--twitter icon--unlink icon Artboard icon--unlock icon icon--unlock icon--update-freeform-round icon icon--update-freeform-round icon--update-freeform icon icon--update-freeform icon--update-pinned icon Artboard icon--update-qa-round icon icon--update-qa-round icon--update-qa icon icon--update-qa icon--upload icon icon--upload icon--video icon icon--video icon--youtube icon icon--youtube icon-imagealign-center icon icon-imagealign-center icon-imagealign-left icon icon-imagealign-left icon-imagealign-right icon icon-imagealign-right info icon Combined Shape Copy instagram icon instagram copy kickstarter icon Artboard Copy 5 leaf icon leaf lightbulb icon icon--lightbulb link icon Combined Shape Copy 8 loading-spin icon lock icon Combined Shape Copy 4 mail icon Combined Shape map-pin icon Fill 1 menu icon Group message icon Fill 1 Copy 12 mobile icon Page 1 Copy 2 pause icon pause copy pencil icon Combined Shape Copy 3 pin icon Combined Shape Copy 11 pinterest icon pinterest play icon play copy plus-human icon icon--plus-human plus icon Fill 1 Copy 7 question icon Combined Shape Copy 14 search icon Fill 1 Copy 11 shapeshift icon share icon Fill 1 Copy slash icon solid-arrow icon solid-arrow sound-hi icon Combined Shape sound-lo icon Combined Shape sound-mute icon Combined Shape star icon Fill 1 Copy 2 stopwatch icon Group 2 thumbs-up icon Shape tools icon Shape trash icon Combined Shape tumblr icon tumblr copy twitter icon twitter copy user icon Artboard Copy 10 volume-up icon Artboard Copy 9 warning icon Combined Shape Copy 10 write icon Artboard Copy 11 x icon Fill 1 Copy 4 youtube icon Combined Shape