The “Yiddish Marathon” in Greece drew a lively crowd of 80 people, from children to retirees.
How is Yiddish at fault in the loss of Sephardi culture in America when Jewish schools only teach modern Hebrew and Israeli history?
Let’s revisit the meaning of ‘Alter Kaker,’ shall we?
Join the editor of the Yiddish Forward Rukhl Schaechter in the Bronx as she gives a lecture, in Yiddish, on the topic, “The History of Gefilte Fish.”
What did Mostel perform for a mainstream TV audience long before American popular culture embraced multiculturalism? A Yiddish song.
One particularly aggressive number instructs Hitler to “kiss our asses.”
Four figures in the Yiddish world could serve as role models for young Jews seeking alternative connections to their heritage.
The former Beatle praised the Nobel Prize-winning author’s compassion for animals.
The Big Band performs a mix of rock, klezmer, jazz and funk but sings exclusively in Yiddish.
In 1931, during a visit to Buffalo, the future Israeli prime minister wrote me a letter in Yiddish.