Yiddish Music

Jewish Folk Chorus celebrates Yiddish music — and Yiddish values

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hen the Jewish Folk Chorus of San Francisco started way back in 1926, all of the singers, not to mention most of the audience, understood the Yiddish lyrics they were singing. “It…

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Simjas Toire oif der Gantzer Velt

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אין פֿאַרגלײַך מיט דער קנאַפּער צאָל סוכּות־לידער אויף ייִדיש, זענען פֿאַראַן אַ סך לידער און אַלטע ייִדישע ניגונים לכּבֿוד שׂמחת־תּורה. דער יום־טובֿ, דער פֿריילעכסטער פֿונעם ייִדישן לוח, איז באַקאַנט פֿאַר…

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Sukkot Song

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Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish holiday that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and commemorates the miraculous protection G‑d provided for the children…

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A Bizele Masheke, a ‘shikers’ (drunk’s) song with translation

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די זינגערין און מוזיקאָלאָגין דזשיין פּעפּלער, וואָס איז שטענדיק אַ פֿאַרלאָזלעכער קוואַל פֿון טשיקאַווע ווידעאָס פֿון אַלטע לידער, האָט לעצטנס אַרויסגעלאָזט אַ רעקאָרדירונג פֿון ד׳׳ר הענעך סאַפּאָזשניקס זאַמלונגען, אין וועלכער…

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The Story Behind “Fiddler” – A FREE Online Course

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Harvard Professor Ruth Wisse teaches Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye the Dairyman Discover Tevye—the most well-known Jew in fiction—in a whole new light. Dive into the rich, complex, and wonderfully entertaining world…

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Khosn Kale Mazl Tov + wedding songs

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Song Mazl Tov Dances Artist Maxwell Street Klezmer Band Album You Should Be So Lucky! Licensed to YouTube by Live Nation Video Network; BMI – Broadcast Music Inc., and 2…

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Barry Manilow Musical Announced

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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Edmond J. Safra Plaza 36 Battery Place New York, NY 10280 BOX OFFICE 212-213-2120…

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Japanese Choir singing “My Yiddishe Mame”

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My Yiddisha Mame Lyrics Jack Yellen (1892 – 1991), Music Lew Pollack (1895 – 1946) Jack Yellen was born in Poland on July 6, 1892. When he was five years…

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“Oyfn vegh shteit a boym”, lullaby in Yiddish

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On the way stands a tree He stands grown All birds from the tree Went up and flown Three turn to the west, three to the east And the rest…

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Jewish Bucket List: Yiddish Immersion

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The stage was set. The musicians played. The featured performer read Yiddish poems accompanied by klezmer music. The crowd was excited. I was, too. The whole experience gave off the…

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