“We are all laughing again!! I love that!! The sales have gone through the roof!!! I quit counting!! LOL! (Hurray!! I’m able to pay bills!!!!)
Like stores, museums and theaters, archives and libraries have struggled to adapt in the face of social distancing due to Covid-19.
As people continue to spend their days and evenings at home, due to coronavirus social distancing restrictions, the Forverts has decided to launch a daily series of short informal video clips called Yiddish Word of the Day.
YIVO’s entire library staff, who oversaw more than 400,000 books, were laid off last month.
Kirk Douglas never forgot his Jewish roots. Here he sings the Yiddish song “My Beautiful Girl.”
Translator Arun Viswanath tracked down words and terms associated with magic, British foods, boarding school life and dozens of rare plants
The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research is the world’s preeminent center for the study of Yiddish language and culture.
“The loss of this knowledge and expertise is hard to exaggerate.”
YIVO is the world’s preeminent center for studying Yiddish language, culture and history. How will it function without librarians?
Forverts readers were often desperate for news of their hometowns and families in Europe during World War I.