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.
Some use #Pallywood to claim a video of slain unarmed West Bank teens may have been staged. Jordan Kutzik says watching hours of footage of Nazi executions tells him otherwise.
Boris Dorfman is known as the last surviving Yiddish speaker in the Ukrainian city of Lviv. His tenacious story of survival comes to life in a new documentary, ‘A Mentsh.’