Finland’s Jewish history starts with the Cantonists, Russian Jews conscripted to the military with the intent that they become Christian.
Only naive observers believed that in the 1920s writers like Dovid Bergelson and Moyshe Kulbak returned to the USSR solely for ideological reasons.
Given our digital readership growth over the past few years I feel optimism about the Forverts’ future.
The Bronx-born politician is a scion of a prominent Bundist family.
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.”