A young man spontaneously addresses Tel Aviv merchants and passers-by in Yiddish, and is surprised by their reactions.
The stereotype-defying Orthodox singer talks to the Yiddish Forward.
This klezmer musician loves competition shooting.
People have started asking me what I’d prefer to have my grandchild call me and I admit the question has consumed me. There’s no doubt I want to be called by the Yiddish word for grandmother, bubbe — and here’s why.__
We offer a Top Ten List of new words that have been introduced in the Comprehensive English Yiddish Dictionary.
The Comprehensive English-Yiddish dictionary is a reliable guide to day’s Yiddish — including a number of neologisms. Want to know how to say “panic attack?” Or “speakerphone?” This is the dictionary for you.
Hasidic singer Chaim Shlomo Mayesz just released a Yiddish adaptation of Justin Bieber’s hit song ‘Love Yourself’ and it’s so good!
Hasidic pop star Lipa Schmeltzer recently delivered a pair of newly-designed silver yarmulkes for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle.
In a coup of sorts for the Yiddish theater, Yiddish productions of both “Death of a Salesman” and “The Golden Bride” have been nominated for Drama Desk awards.
A version of this article first appeared in Yiddish in the Forverts.