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Di Makes (The Plagues)

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Words & Music, Voice: Asya Vaisman Schulman Arrangement, Bass, Guitar, Organ, Toy Piano, Accordion, Melodica, Drums: Ilya Shneyveys Art: Alexander Vaisman, Shura Vaisman Animation: Shura Vaisman 2021 Captions available in…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Tu BiShvat

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Tu BiShvat: דער חמישה־עשׂר(־בשבֿט); דער ט״ו בשבֿט [DER KhAMIShÓSER(-BIShVÁT); DER TUBIShVÁT] New year of the trees: דאָס נײַ֜יאָר פֿון די ביי֜מער; דער ראש־השנה־לאילנות‎ [DOS NÁYYOR FUN DI BÉYMER; DER ROShEShÓNE-LEYLÓNES]…

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Steven Skybell on stage as Tevye in the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production. Photo by Lev Radin.

Is Tevye returning to Europe? Yiddish ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ hopes to head to Germany

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The star of the Yiddish-language “Fiddler on the Roof” production thought it would be no more than a summer curiosity. But after a two-year hiatus induced by the coronavirus pandemic,…

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Reminder – this Sunday! Join us for a Zoom conversation with Shane Baker

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We will talk about Yiddish theater, what it means to be a Yiddish actor through his eyes, and his acting through the years. We will also talk about his role…

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Di avantures fun Sherlock Holmes

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You might have read Sir Arthur’s books, watch the tv programs and the movies made from his stories but, if you have never read it in Yiddish -and in such…

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Delve into an all-Yiddish magazine!

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ד עגיל־שידִיי טיג סױראַ רעזדנוא סױכרוד ןקיכאַרפּש־שידִיי לאַנרושז ןפֿױא לעװש . רימ ןביג ךיז פָּא טימ שידִיי ןבעל , רוטאַרעטיל , רוטלוק ןוא קיטסיװגניל ןיא אַ ןקיטכערפּ , םענרעדאָמ ןײַזיד…

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Verter fun der Vokh: דער טאָג פֿון דער ערד – Earth Day

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דער‮ יע֜רלעכער טאָג פֿון דער ערד‮ העלפֿט שטאַרקן די ווי֜סיקייט פֿון סבֿיבֿה־ענינים‮, און איז שוין דערמי֜ט‮ געוואָ֜רן אַ פּאָפּולע֜רע‮ צײַט אַז דער בריי֜טער עולם זאָל‮ זיך צונוי֜פֿזאַמלען און אוי֜פֿהייבן דאָס…

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In Search of a Soviet Yiddishland: The Poetics of Absence in Shmuel Gordon ’s Travelogue

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Soviet Yiddish Literature After Stalin In Soviet Yiddish literature, which resumed its legalised existence in the late 1950s and continued into the 1990s, the post-Stalinist period has often been dismissed…

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Itzhak Perlman: Popular Jewish Melodies, A Yiddishe Mame, מנגינות יהודיות (ref.rec.: Dov Seltzer)

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Itzhak Perlman: Popular Jewish Melodies. *Click to activate the English subtitles for the presentation* (00:00​-01:00​) I.THE JEWISH MOTHER – A Yiddishe Mamme – Traditional (00:00​) This song, whose authors are…

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Millennial Bundism: An Interview with Isabel Frey

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INTRODUCTION Isabel Frey is a Vien­na-based activist and musi­cian who recent­ly released a debut album, Mil­len­ni­al Bundist. Faith Hillis recent­ly caught up with Frey on Zoom to ask about mil­len­ni­als’ redis­cov­ery of the…

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