The announcement, in Yiddish, urges haredi Jews to immediately institute social distancing in their communities.
As COVID-19 continues to affect individuals and societies around the world, the YIVO Institute for Jewish research has decided to offer all its online courses free of charge.
Forverts editor Rukhl Schaechter shows a group of children how to make these Purim treats using traditional fillings like prune jam.
A selection of poems from Troim Katz Handler’s book, “Simkhe”, will be read and discussed in Yiddish and English.
The film includes anecdotes from her son, the Forverts columnist Itzik Gottesman.
Tomas Woodski travels to four countries to interview Yiddishists about their lives and the language that unites them.
This dessert is a favorite of Chaya Palevsky, who was recently honored as one of the Forward 50.
The collection of Troim Katz Handler’s 63 poems portrays the sexual fantasies of a married woman, narrated through letters to a onetime lover.
The focus of the film is a still-life painting that hung in the same Lodz apartment for eighty years.
This is the first child for Kahn, star of the hit video of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” in Yiddish, and his wife, Yeva, a translator and dancer.