“‘Shtisel’ made me realize I’m a Jew.”
In one week, a Yiddish lecture in Jerusalem attracted 80 people and a Yiddish cabaret in Tel Aviv drew 200. What’s happening here?
Henia Ragol, a Holocaust survivor and loyal reader of the Yiddish Forverts will celebrate her hundredth birthday this spring.
We must never forget the huge contributions of previous generations.
Rukhl and Eve prepare matzah brei and a baked spinach omelette that’s quick and easy.
Leave it to Jews to try to eat their enemies.
Finland’s Jewish history starts with the Cantonists, Russian Jews conscripted to the military with the intent that they become Christian.
Given our digital readership growth over the past few years I feel optimism about the Forverts’ future.
As the two young women knelt by the bloodied victim on the street, one of them kept yelling: “Please answer me, say something!”
Four figures in the Yiddish world could serve as role models for young Jews seeking alternative connections to their heritage.