A study has found that the pups of stressed mother mice were more likely to exhibit binge-eating later in life.
Yankel found women inscrutable, yet hated himself for caring so much what was on their minds.
The memoirs of the Ukrainian author Yuri Smolich reveal interesting aspects of the Soviet Yiddish writer’s personality and ideology.
At a conference devoted to play, teachers learned about the carefree way that children interact with nature in classic Yiddish children’s stories.
The Jewish neighborhood in Warsaw was denigrated as poor and dangerous but newspapers of the period reveal a diverse, dynamic Jewish community.
The Yiddish Forverts covered the Six Day War in part by focusing on the Israeli top military staff responsible for Israel’s surprising success.
In 1967, the Forverts’ Jerusalem reporter Leib Rochman wrote about the top generals fighting in the 1967 6 Day War.
Although the Forverts reported on the battle in April 1943, few people then understood the symbolic importance of Jewish resistance.
Between 1917 and 1923 the Forverts often printed the queries of European survivors who were left homeless and unemployed.
In 1925, Jewish housewives were being urged to buy Chinese ducks from Long Island because of their succulent fatty flesh.