Itzik Gottesman


How to Sing Like a Real Folk Singer

By Itzik Gottesman

A version of this post appeared in Yiddish here Read More


Chana Mlotek, Yiddish Folksong Scholar, Dies at 91

By Itzik Gottesman

Chana Mlotek, Yiddish Folksong Scholar, Dies at 91
Yiddish folksong expert, researcher and anthologist Chana Mlotek died on November 4 at age 91. Mlotek maintained a decades-long association with the Forverts and with the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, where she was the institute’s music archivist.Read More


Jewish Folklorist Dov Noy Dies at 92

By Itzik Gottesman

A version of this post appeared in Yiddish here. Read More


Forverts Columnist Tsirl Steingart Dies at 97

By Itzik Gottesman

A version of this post appeared in Yiddish here. Translated by Ezra Glinter. Read More


Now You Can Learn Yiddish From a Robot

By Itzik Gottesman

A version of this post appeared in Yiddish here. Translation by Ezra Glinter. Read More



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