Yiddish Tales (יידיש מעשה) by VARIOUS

A collection of 48 wonderful English language stories from Sholem Alechem, I. L. Perez, Shalom Asch, and others. Tales of humour and drama, tragedy and pathos set mostly in the Jewish communities of 19th-century eastern Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine. Translated from Yiddish by Helena Frank. (Summary by Adrian Praetzellis) Proof-listening by Ans Wink, K. Fowler, & Aron Horovitz

Preface and Acknowledgements by Helena Frank

Duration: 7:26

The Misfortune by Reuben Asher Braudes

Duration: 30:52

Earth of Palestine by Jehalel

Duration: 49:57

A Woman's Wrath by I. L. Peretz

Duration: 16:30

A Treasure by I. L. Peretz

Duration: 11:53

It Is Well by I. L. Peretz

Duration: 13:09

Whence a Proverb by I. L. Peretz

Duration: 13:31

An Original Strike by Mordechai Spektor

Duration: 14:55

A Gloomy Wedding by Mordechai Spektor

Duration: 32:38

Poverty by Mordechai Spektor

Duration: 10:59

The Clock by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem

Duration: 21:48

Fishel the Teacher by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem

Duration: 36:46

An Easy Fast by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem

Duration: 21:28

The Passover Guest by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem

Duration: 17:42

Gymnasiye by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem

Duration: 40:16

Sabbath by Eliezer David Rosenthal

Duration: 11:52

Yom Kippur by Eliezer David Rosenthal

Duration: 43:45

Bertzi Wasserfuhrer by Isaiah Lerner

Duration: 18:16

Ezrielk the Scribe by Isaiah Lerner

Duration: 34:45

Yitzchok Yossel Broitgerber by Isaiah Lerner

Duration: 24:07

A Livelihood by Judah Steinberg

Duration: 15:29

At the Matzos by Judah Steinberg

Duration: 13:53

Three Who Ate by David Frischmann

Duration: 19:40

Military Service by מיכה יוסף ברדיצ'בסקי Micha Josef Berdyczewski

Duration: 20:52

Forlorn and Forsaken by Isaiah Berschadski

Duration: 26:17

The Hole in a Beigel by Tashrak

Duration: 6:51

As the Years Roll On by Tashrak

Duration: 10:21

Reb Shoimeh by David Pinski

Duration: 1:10:40

A Picnic by S. Libin

Duration: 18:01

Manasseh by S. Libin

Duration: 9:33

Yohrzeit for Mother by S. Libin

Duration: 12:02

Slack Times They Sleep by S. Libin

Duration: 10:19

Shut In by Abraham Reisen

Duration: 9:40

The Charitable Loan by Abraham Reisen

Duration: 16:02

The Two Brothers by Abraham Reisen

Duration: 15:44

Lost His Voice by Abraham Reisen

Duration: 19:00

Late by Abraham Reisen

Duration: 10:45

The Kaddish by Abraham Reisen

Duration: 11:52

Avrahom the Orchard Keeper by Abraham Reisen

Duration: 12:15

The Rav & the Rav's Son by Hirsh David Naumberg

Duration: 26:34

Women by Meyer Blinkin

Duration: 59:26

If It Was a Dream by Löb Schapiro

Duration: 21:37

A Simple Story by Shalom Asch

Duration: 26:15

A Jewish Child by Shalom Asch

Duration: 16:57

A Scholar's Mother by Shalom Asch

Duration: 31:50

The Sinner by Shalom Asch

Duration: 24:34

Country Folk by Isaac Dov Berkowitz

Duration: 45:28

The Last of Them by Isaac Dov Berkowitz

Duration: 25:41

The Clever Rabbi by Anonymous

Duration: 14:52