Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
If you’re looking for a theme for your book club, this is a great one! See below for a few of our translated recommendations as well as a few articles on the process itself. Find the complete list here.
The Hebrew Translator on Translation by Jessica Cohen
The Tower of Babel and Crisis of Translation by Ellen Frankel
The Act of Self-Translation by Michael Idov
How to Succeed in Academics Without Doing Any Research by Haim Watzman
Originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Naomi is the executive director of Jewish Book Council. She graduated from Emory University with degrees in English and Art History and, in addition, studied at University College London. Prior to her role as executive director, Naomi served as the founding editor of the JBC website and blog and managing editor of Jewish Book World. In addition, she has overseen JBC’s digital initiatives, and also developed the JBC’s Visiting Scribe series and Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation.