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“Words of the Week” – Tariffs

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Cantor Moshe Ganchoff, Pulitzer Prize-Winner Julia Wolfe, A Jazz Schwing, and more

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Cantor Moshe Ganchoff reflects on a life in the cantorate. Interview by Neil W. Levin, Jacob Mendelsohn, Nathan Lam, Alberto Mizrahi, Noah Schall, and Daniel Gildar. Milken Archive oral history…

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Netflix Begins Production on Part-Yiddish Series ‘Unorthodox’

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‘Deutschland 83’ Actress Maria Schrader Set to Direct ROBERT MITCHELL Netflix has announced the start of production on its Yiddish- and English-language German series “Unorthodox,” which is shooting in Berlin. The…

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The NY Cantors perform live at SummerStage

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In Association with Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust presents. The New York Cantors (as seen…

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The Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture, established in 1968, is the oldest intensive Yiddish summer program in the world.

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Our 6-week program offers classes from beginner to advanced levels and a wide variety of cultural and enrichment activities. Under the auspices of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and Bard College, the…

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Doodie Ringelblum’s Oral History

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Doodie Ringelblum, a medical doctor and Yiddish activist based in Melbourne, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 8, 2014 at Yidish-Vokh in Reisterstown, Maryland. This interview was conducted in…

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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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YAAANA’s Second Anniversary, Upcoming Yiddish Play, and Yiddish Classes

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We are excited to share the following upcoming events and classes with you: EVENTS: May 4th,7 p.m.: YAAANA’s Second Anniversary Celebration An evening full of Yiddish-themed entertainment including live Jewish music & performance…

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“Words of the Week” – Passover

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PEYSEKh // פּסח // Passover —— ask the four questions: פֿרעגן די פֿיר קשיות [FREGN DI FIR KÁShES] bitter herbs: דער מרור; בי֜טערע קרײַ֜טעכצער [DER MÓRER; BÍTERE KRÁYTEKhTSER] break the…

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Hasidic Les Misérables (2015) – Chaim Itzkowitz – Yiddish “אומגלויבליך”

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Song Composed by Chaim Itzkowitz Script by Yakir Braun Performance by Chaim Itzkowitz (as Jean Valjean) From “Imgloblich” by Epic Shpiel Inc., a live performance production for boys during the…

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