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Verter fun der Vokh – Thanksgiving

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carve the turkey: צע)שנײַ֜דן <אױ֜פֿשנײַדן> דעם אי֜נדיק) [(TSE)ShNÁYDN <ÚFShNAYDN> DEM ÍNDIK] cranberry sauce: דער זשורעכלי֜נע־סאָס [DER ZhUREKhLÍNE-SOS] feast: די סעודה, ־ות [DI SÚDE, -S] give thanks for: זאָגן אַ דאַנק…

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Documentary Film Traces Life, Works of Yiddish Poet Avrom Sutzkever

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Released in 2021, Ver Vet Blaybn? (Who Will Remain?), a documentary that follows one woman’s journey to understand her grandfather, Yiddish poet Avrom Sutzkever, is resonating with audiences and having success…

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Yiddish Crosswords

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Thanks for visiting the Forward’s Yiddish Crosswords game! This will not work on your mobile phone, so please load it on a larger screen device like an iPad, or a…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Gardening

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יעדן פֿרילינג ‮קוקט ער אַרויס אויפֿן פֿאַרזעצן‮ אַ גרינסן־גאָרטן‮. ווען ער גייט אַרויס און‮ זעט דעם מיט ווילדגראָז‮‮ באַוואַקסענעם הוי‮ף זאָגט ער זיך צו‮, אַז הײַיאָר וועט ער – אַפֿילו…

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On 78th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Virtual Gathering

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Each April 19th, we gather at the stone in the Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaza in Riverside Park to mark the anniversary of the single greatest instance of Jewish armed resistance…

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“Partizaner-himen” (Partisans’ Hymn) or “Zog nit keyn mol,” performed by The JPPC

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Lyrics: Hirsh Glik (1922-1944) Melody: Dmitry Pokrass (1899-1978) Musical arrangement: Binyumen Schaechter (2018) Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus דער ייִדישער פֿילהאַרמאָנישער כאָר (formerly Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC) Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor…

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David G. Roskies, “Rabbis, Rebbes and Other Humanists: The Search for a Usable Past in Modern Yiddish Literature”

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David G. Roskies, “Rabbis, Rebbes and Other Humanists: The Search for a Usable Past in Modern Yiddish Literature,” Studies in Contemporary Jewry 12 (1996): 55-77 These Zydki, wooden figurines of…

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Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course

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Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning platform, launched a Yiddish course on Tuesday. The site teaches Yiddish through game-like lessons that take five to seven minutes a day. Lessons and exercises…

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Traditional passover songs for listening, singing and enjoying!

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The Maccabeats – Dayenu – Passover – דיינו Music video for “Dayenu,” a multi-genre twist on the classic Passover Seder song. Gad Elbaz – Ma Nishtana גד אלבז – מה…

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How is this White House Seder different than all others?

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The Biden administration is hosting a virtual Passover Seder open to the general public on Thursday in a move to expand its outreach to the broader American Jewish community, the…

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