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  • Mar 29, 2012
  • 01:11 PM

Yiddish translator preserves key piece of culture

Karen Vachon / Portland Daily Sun
Written in the Hebrew alphabet, Yiddish is still spoken and written in many Orthodox Jewish communities around the world, though not by most of those in Portland. Stephen Simons, has launched a new enterprise helping those who don’t know Yiddish. He has begun a translation business to help Jews learn more about their Jewish family heritage.

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