What did Mostel perform for a mainstream TV audience long before American popular culture embraced multiculturalism? A Yiddish song.
The Big Band performs a mix of rock, klezmer, jazz and funk but sings exclusively in Yiddish.
Chaim Shlomo Mayesz performs a Hasidic take on Simon and Garfunkel’s hit
Max Bendich, 103, sings an unknown Yiddish song about the goldfish swallowing craze of the 1930s.
Only a small number of writers possess, like Sholem Aleichem, the necessary breadth to create both hilarious and bitterly tragic moments.
How many of these Yiddish classics can you recognize?
Jews of the Vilna Ghetto risked their lives to rescue thousands of books from the Nazis. David Fishman, author of ‘The Book Smugglers,’ discusses.
Cagney, best known for his portrayals of tough guys, learned Yiddish as a child on the Lower East Side, where he lived in a largely Jewish tenement.
“Goy,” Yael Yekel’s parody of Netta Barzilai’s “Toy,” has been viewed more than 400,000 times.
A Holocaust survivor remembers the first Warsaw Ghetto Uprising memorial service; how children of survivors in New York will mark the occasion