Rukhl Schaechter by the Forward

Learn Yiddish with the Forverts’ Word of the Day videos

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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.

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Forverts launches Yiddish Word of the Day video series

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