What does an authentic Yiddish singing style sound like? It all depends on the singer’s age — and where they grew up.
Chana Mlotek, an archivist and scholar, reestablished Yiddish folksong research after the Holocaust. She was once called the ‘Sherlock Holmes of Yiddish Song.’
When the Titanic went down, the entire world not only talked about this event but also sang about the tragedy — the Yiddish speaking-masses included.
The legendary Vilna partisan Vitka Kempner Kovner died on February 15. She was credited with carrying out the first act of anti-Nazi resistance in the ghetto.