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Verter fun der Vokh – Daylight Savings Time

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Supporters of daylight saving time (DST) argue that it saves energy, promotes outdoor activity on summer evenings, and is, therefore, good for both physical and psychological health, reduces traffic accidents…

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Verter fun der Vokh – International Women’s Day

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אַ‮ פֿרײלעכן‮ אינטערנאַציאָנאַלן‮ פֿרויענטאָג!‮ Happy International Women’s Day! Today the world honors the achievements of women, who are leaders in the movements for social justice, climate change and equality in…

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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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Verter fun der Vokh – Renewable Energy

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Renewables made up 26.2 percent of global electricity generation in 2018. That’s expected to rise to 45 percent by 2040. Most of the increase will likely come from solar, wind,…

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March 4, 1910: Yiddish playwright Moshe Horowitz died

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Moshe Ish HaLevy was born on 27 February in Stanislawow, Eastern Galicia to an orthodox family who were followers of the Gaon Hshl”kh. He studied with Rabbi Meshulam Horowitz and later…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Happy Purim!

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Purim nonsense rhyme: אַ גוטן פּו֜רים, אַ֜לע׳ך‮ <מלאך>‮! וווּ איך גיי פֿ‮אַל איך‮, די באָרד איז מי‮ר לאַנג,‮ דאָס ווײַב איז מיר‮ קראַנק‮, הײַנט איז פּו֜רים, מאָרגן‮ איז אויס‮ –‮…

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STM, what we think, what we want, by Theodore Bikel

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STM, what we think, what we want as expressed by Theodore Bikel in an interview with Miri Koral, founding director of The California Institute for Yiddish Culture & Language (CIYCL).…

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“This Land is Your Land” in Yiddish

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“Dos Land iz Dayn Land” Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land” Yiddish Translation by Linda Gritz & Daniel Kahn with Harry Bochner, Michael Alpert, & Josh Waletzky Video and…

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“Hava Tequila Cabaret” A fun-filled event featuring a cast of young and rising talent

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A fun-filled event featuring a cast of young and rising talent. Hosted by Adam B. Shapiro Dani Apple, Stephanie Lynne Mason, Daniella Rabbani, Lauren Jeanne Thomas, Bobby Underwood, and Mikhl…

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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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