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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.
See a full list of the videos sorted by topic here.
Forverts launches Yiddish Word of the Day video series