The new Yiddish cultural center will feature lectures, workshops, dramatic readings and exhibits.
Besides teaching how to pronounce the lyrics, instructor Binyumen Schaechter will provide the songs’ musical, historical and linguistic nuances.
Just as the late author had intended, its editors are determined to keep the Yiddish language current in today’s changing world.
The Yiddish actor, Jacob Lewin, who lives in Los Angeles, is one of the few Jews left who actually remembers what life was like in the Lodz Ghetto.
The book includes characters that represent the various types of people who speak and study Yiddish today, from Hasidim to Jews of color.
By boiling the dough rings before baking them, these homemade bagels come out crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.
How does love compare to a sukkah? Learn this and other fun phrases and proverbs about the holiday.
As Rukhl and Eve make this Old World favorite, watch the dough become so thin you can see through it!
Forverts editor Rukhl Schaechter discusses this colorful chapter of Jewish history with Eddy Portnoy, Phil Brown and Aaron Bendich.
Actor Shane Baker tells the story of Meylekh the Cantor, who dies right after Yom Kippur, and how the townspeople perceive this.