Kulturfest, opening June 14 in New York, will be the biggest Yiddish cultural festival since the 1930s. Its director hopes that this will only be the beginning.
Buzzfeed’s new Yiddish quiz reveals far more about the biases of the website that published it than it does about the Yiddish language itself, Jordan Kutzik writes.
Ziggy Gruber is the star of the new documentary ‘Deli Man.’ He talked to the Forward about growing up in the industry, and why he came back to it as a professional chef.
Sociolinguist, Yiddish scholar and advocate for endangered languages Joshua (Shikl) Fishman died March 1 in New York.
A large crowd filled the auditorium for the Center for Jewish History recently to honor the life and work of Mina Bern, a beloved Yiddish actress who died in 2010.
In Michael Levi Harris’s short film ‘The Hyperglot’ a young man tries to woo women by learning Arabic, Icelandic, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Norwegian and finally, Yiddish.
Jordan Kutzik hates to say he told you so. But the fatal shooting of two Palestinian teens by Israel in the West Bank was not a #Pallywood set-up. It was murder.
Wanna know how you might say ‘quickie’ in Yiddish? What about ‘sugar daddy’ or ‘one-night stand’? Dr. Schaechter’s love cards have all the answers!
The late Alexander Imich was the world’s oldest man. He was also the last Jew to be bar mitzvah-ed in the Czarist Empire — and that’s just one of his little-known secrets.
Jordan Kutzik didn’t believe his friend’s claim that Palestinians are dehumanized by much of the Jewish community — until he began looking into the “Pallywood” meme.