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.
One of the exhibit objects – a simple pair of scissors from that period – show us exactly what a typical tool used by Jews looked like.
A radio drama about Klara Klebanova, a Jewish girl from a wealthy family who finds herself smuggling dynamite.
The message given by the book is clear: for the American Jewish intelligentsia, Yiddish is primarily associated with the Holocaust.
A lobby has been launched in the Knesset urging the government to take responsibility for preserving Yiddish as a national language.
Eli Rosen plays Itzik, a middle-aged man who gets unexpectedly drawn into a passionate affair online.
“It’s really a problem. It reflects a failure to adapt to the cultural needs, the linguistic needs of this community.”
The first definition is about being annoying while watching a card game; the second is the familiar one of chatting, bantering, joking.
“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!!!!)