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WATCH: Kids make homentashen in Yiddish

Forverts editor Rukhl Schaechter teaches a monthly cooking class in Yiddish for children whose parents or grandparents are raising them in the language.

Last week, the group made homentashen together and learned the different Yiddish terms for traditional fillings. Among them you’ll hear traditional words like aprikosn (apricot), and povidle (prune jam).

The music is from the album, “Gut Yontef, Kinder”, with Zalmen Mlotek and the Workmen’s Circle Children’s Chorus.




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