Nostalgia songs took on a profoundly somber tone after the Jewish communities of the towns they mentioned were murdered in the Holocaust.
The chocolates were certified kosher. But why was the paper honoring a Christian holiday?
The Bronx-born politician is a scion of a prominent Bundist family.
How is Yiddish at fault in the loss of Sephardi culture in America when Jewish schools only teach modern Hebrew and Israeli history?
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?