A Yiddish Writer's Fashion and Misfortune by the Forward

A Yiddish Writer's Fashion and Misfortune

On the Yiddish Song of the Week blog, Forverts associate editor Itzik Gottesman writes about “Di mode” (“Fashion”), a poem by the early Yiddish writer Yitskhok Yoel Linetski, as adapted by his grandmother, Lifshe Schaechter-Widman:

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A Yiddish Writer's Fashion and Misfortune

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