Rachel Tessler, who survived Auschwitz, was the only person left who knew the song. Her grandson, Aaron, made sure she wouldn’t be the last.
6-year old Tzina Schulman hosts a spoof of the Forverts program “Est Gezunterheyt.”
A selection of songs associated with the great ethnomusicologist Velvel Pasternak.
Music saved Leopold Kozlowski’s life during the Holocaust, and gave him purpose afterwards.
Paul Robeson spoke Yiddish and sang beautifully in the language. His role in Yiddish literary history is, however, decidedly tragic.
In a scene from the film “The Living Orphan,” the young star begs passersby to buy the Forverts.
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?