Yidishe Heftn - Les Cahiers Yiddish

Yidishe Heftn - Les Cahiers Yiddish is a monthly magazine that is published since 1996 by the Cercle Bernard Lazare with the support of the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah.

Yidishe Heftn features articles dealing with cultural and literary issues (essays, poems, fiction, letters) and articles concerning important Israeli political events and distinguished Jewish individuals. The magazine publishes articles by French and foreign writers and scholars in presenting information about new publications on Jewish matters, conferences, etc. It also features illustrations and the covers display artworks by Jewish artists such as Moulé Ben-Haim, Ilex Beller, Alain Kleinmann, Benn, and others.

Past issues have included the following articles:

2005 sep-oct :
- Dr Hariton Berman : Di Shoah fun 17tn yorhundert (Chmielnicki’s period : Shoah in 17th century)
- Henry Bulawko : Yidish in Auschwitz
- Moshe Sahar : Fun Lodz biz Yerushalayim (From Lodz to Jerusalem)
- Claude Hampel : Ilex Beler tsyal – moler un farteydiker fun Yidishn vort (Ilex Beller – painter and champion of Yiddish tongue)

2005 nov. :
- Mordkhe Lerman : Tsu der 10nz yortzayt fun Mord fun Yitzhak Rabin (10th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination)
- S. Simkhovitch : Kafkas letste biografie (Kafka’s last biography)
- Dr David Katz : Prager legender (Legends of Prague)
- M. Masarski : « Shagal teg » in Vitebsk ( « Chagall’s Days » in Vitebsk)

2005 dec. :
- Amos Oz : Endlekh frey ! (Free at last !)
- Issachar Fater : Veltlekhe Yidishkeyt (Secular Judaism)
- Bela Chagall : « A khanike lomp » (Hanuka lamp)

2006 jan. : Our 100th issue !
- Milka Szulsztein : 100 numer « Yidishe Heftn » un 10 yor ekzistents (100th issue and 10 years of existence)
- Mordkhe Lerman : Men greyt zikh tsu di kumendike valn in Israel (Preparing oneself to forthcoming polls in Israel)
- I. Schreibman : Yidish in Keshenev (Yiddish in Kishienev)
- Leyb Kwitko : « Tsu aldi gute yor », lid (« Happy New Year », a poem)
- Ekiga Fishbin : Benn – der kinstler fun yidishn banem (Benn – the painter of the yidishkeyt)