In addition to the traditional Seders that take place on the first two nights of Passover, Yiddish-speaking New Yorkers have celebrated alternative Yiddish cultural Seders for decades.
Fay Bialowas explains how the farfel was once made from scratch, and then we show you how to prepare it with onions and lima beans.
A young man spontaneously addresses Tel Aviv merchants and passers-by in Yiddish, and is surprised by their reactions.
Few people know that German-speaking Jews found safe haven in India during WWII and played a prominent role in society there.
In a 1945 letter, his wife writes that they simply couldn’t take care of his brother’s children who had just survived the Holocaust.6
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