Books

Am I small? Bin ikh kleyn?: English-Yiddish: Children’s Picture Book (Bilingual Edition), by Philipp Winterberg

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English-Yiddish Bilingual Edition “Am I small?” – Tamia is not sure and keeps asking various animals that she meets on her journey. Eventually she finds the surprising answer… By Philipp…

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Yiddish in 10 Lessons. A Book/CD to learn Yiddish in a fun way

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If a language is the key to knowledge and to communicate and understand a culture, idioms are the key to their heart. In these two books by Chaim Werdyger “YIDDISH…

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Di Kats Der Payats

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Es gist nokh a regn. S iz kalt un z iz nas. Gezesn in shtub. Gekukt af der gas…. Thus begins the classic children s book of a rainy day…

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Yiddish South of the Border. An Anthology of Latin American Yiddish Writing, edited by Alan Astro

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Alan Astro has compiled the first anthology of Latin American Yiddish writings translated into English. Included are works of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay, and…

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New Book: Eliezer Steinbarg: A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish

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Eliezer Steinbarg: A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish, Illustrator: Nurit Yuval, Tsur-ot, Jerusalem 2013. ISBN 978-965-553-050-6.  (80 pages, 40 illustrations). From the editor, Dr. Adina Bar-El, Eliezer Steinbarg,…

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Yiddish Glossary for Goyim: The Power Shmoozer’s Guide to Hollywood

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In the era of Louis B. Mayer and Irving Thalberg, movie moguls tended to spice their jargon with expressions from the colorful vernacular of their pushcart-peddling forebears. The euphony of…

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Yiddish Civilisation: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation

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Paul Kriwaczek begins this illuminating and immensely pleasurable chronicle of Yiddish civilization during the Roman empire, when Jewish culture first spread to Europe. We see the burgeoning exile population disperse,…

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Israel Lichtenstein: The Bundist Leader Who Taught Deaf Kids To Speak Yiddish

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די געשיכטע פֿון „בונד‟ און זײַנע טוער לאָזט זיך דערצײלן אונטער פֿאַרשידענע קוקװינקלען. מען קאָן זיך, למשל, אָפּגעבן מיט דער פּראַקטישער פּאָליטיק, דער אַקטיװיטעט פֿון בונדיסטישע פֿראַקציעס און אָרגאַניזאַציעס אין…

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“Jews of Silence”, By Elie Wiesel

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איך גלייב, אַז ס׳רובֿ לייענער נייטיקן זיך ניט מע זאָל זיי „דעשיפֿרירן‟ דעם נאָמען פֿון דעם שרײַבער און נאָבעל־לאַורעאַט אלי וויזעל. זײַן ביאָגראַפֿיע וועל איך דאָ ניט איבערדערציילן, ווײַל זי…

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“Dos Nisele”, First Book in Swedish/Yiddish for Children

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הײַנט צו טאָג זענען (וועלטלעך אַרויסגעגעבענע) נײַע קינדערביכער אויף ייִדיש אַ זעלטענע דערשײַנונג. עס דאַכט זיך מיר, אַז די צאָל וועלטלעכע ייִדישע קינדערביכער וואָס זענען אַרויס הײַיאָר קען מען ציילן…

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