About Me
           Ruth Murphy Translations

Translation is that which transforms everything so that nothing changes.Grass Günter

I am a published and reviewed professional translator specializing in the research and translation of Yiddish literature, historical documents and yizkor (memorial) books: 

My translations have been featured in the Jewish Review of Books and published on the Yiddish Book Center website Yiddish in Translation.

I  am a translator for the Ellis Island Discography Project , and  have transcribed and translated multiple early 20th-century Yiddish songs relating to the Jewish Yiddish-speaking immigrant experience.

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Yiddish to English

Yiddish to Spanish

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