The study of Jewish history had two goals: To create an objective picture of the Jewish past and to defend the Jewish people from anti-Semitic libels.
An ad for Alka Seltzer in a 1936 issue of the Yiddish-language Forward shows a rabbi speaking to a glass of the hangover cure.
In an ad from a 1947 issue of the Forverts is copy that begins, ‘If you like pumpkin spice flavored pie…’
A study has found that the pups of stressed mother mice were more likely to exhibit binge-eating later in life.
Yankel found women inscrutable, yet hated himself for caring so much what was on their minds.
The memoirs of the Ukrainian author Yuri Smolich reveal interesting aspects of the Soviet Yiddish writer’s personality and ideology.
At a conference devoted to play, teachers learned about the carefree way that children interact with nature in classic Yiddish children’s stories.
An editorial from May 1902 lauds the Jewish women of the Lower East Side for their fight against ‘the blood-soaked tyranny of a gang of meat thieves.’
The Jewish neighborhood in Warsaw was denigrated as poor and dangerous but newspapers of the period reveal a diverse, dynamic Jewish community.
The Yiddish Forverts covered the Six Day War in part by focusing on the Israeli top military staff responsible for Israel’s surprising success.