Although most people who read Yiddish today are from the Hasidic community, our goal is to attract Yiddish devotees of all stripes.
Today, every social movement has people advocating for them; who will advocate for Yiddish now that Gella is gone?
A portrait of the late editor-in-chief of the Yiddish Forward, Simon Weber, and the news writers during the summer of the Entebbe Operation.
Defying attempts to boycott Israeli products, the European Union has, finally, officially rejected all boycott initiatives.
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.