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The Forverts has launched a daily series of short informal video clips called Yiddish Word of the Day.
The series, written and narrated by Forverts editor Rukhl Schaechter, aims to give non-Yiddish speakers an introduction to familiar Yiddish words and phrases and how they might be used in everyday situations.
View more videos on our playlist here.
Forverts launches Yiddish Word of the Day video series