In this special edition of “Yiddish Word of the Day”, Rukhl Schaechter shares several humorous Purim-related proverbs you could use all year.
Joel Berkowitz of Wisconsin offered free lessons in the mameloshn to the Commander in Chief.
The film was an exceptional work by director Joan Micklin Silver who passed away recently at the age of 85.
Basner shares some moving episodes he experienced under the Soviets and how he became a Yiddish activist in Los Angeles.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us many challenges. But ironically, it’s also helped make 2020 a great year for learning Yiddish.
Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata” and “Ode to Joy” were favorites among the Jews of Eastern Europe.
Pete Seeger sings “Hanukkah oh Hanukkah” in the Yiddish original, and the Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus performs a favorite in four-part harmony
Marc Caplan interprets the works of David Bergelson, Der Nister and Moshe Kulbak as allegorical critiques of the Modern Age.
Meyer Blinken wrote about the insidious effects of poverty and was one of the few male Yiddish writers to ever write about women’s sexuality.
In this music video, Hannah Gee expresses the loneliness of a young woman who’s chosen a very different lifestyle from that of her parents.