“That is the first known example of written Yiddish in history.”
“I’m always excited when I discover a new Yiddish book, but sometimes it takes me a while to get into it.”
In order to develop a modern pedagogical system for Jewish education, it was important to answer a number of difficult questions.4
“Messiah in America”, now available in English, skewers capitalism, discrimination and an unfair immigration policy.
Under Orthodox law, certain foods cooked by a non-Jew may not be eaten, even if the ingredients are kosher and are cooked in a kosher kitchen.
To Tevye, a belief in God goes hand-in-hand with a belief in humor.
Earlier this year, the Forverts asked readers to submit anecdotes and photos of their favorite heirlooms.
The timing for this “Fidler afn Dakh” is, at last, right today as 21st-century Yiddish American culture is itself “rooted and mature.”
“We are prepared to fight and march with our experience, signs, canes and walkers!”
The passionate songs of “Yiddish Glory” serve as a mighty riposte to the notion that Jews were passive victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust.
Roth’s chronicle of his generation is as insightful as that which Moykher-Sforim, Aleichem and Peretz dedicated to the Jews of the Pale of Settlement.
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