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Verter fun der Vokh: דער אינטערנאַציאָנאַ֜לער פֿרוי֜ענטאָג – International Women’s Day

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אַ‮ פֿרײלעכן‮ אינטערנאַציאָנאַלן‮ פֿרויענטאָג!‮
Happy International Women’s Day!

Today the world honors the achievements of women, who are leaders in the movements for social justice, climate change and equality in all parts of the world‮‮.

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Verter fun der Vokh: די באַנײַ֜עװדיקע ענע֜רגיע – Renewable Energy

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Renewables made up 26.2 percent of global electricity generation in 2018. That’s expected to rise to 45 percent by 2040. Most of the increase will likely come from solar, wind,…

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STM, what we think, what we want, by Theodore Bikel

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STM, what we think, what we want as expressed by Theodore Bikel in an interview with Miri Koral, founding director of The California Institute for Yiddish Culture & Language (CIYCL).…

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Yiddish professor goes viral in town hall with President Biden

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President Joe Biden engaged in a rare moment of kvelling during a live broadcast of a CNN town hall in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. “I actually know some Yiddish,” Biden revealed during…

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Watch “The Dybbuk” online for free!

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The Dybbuk, expressionistic drama in four acts by S. Ansky, performed in 1920 in Yiddish as Der Dibek and published the following year. Originally titled Tsvishn Tsvey Veltn (“Between Two…

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Travels to Yiddishlands: Three Centers of Yiddish Responses to the Holocaust

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In an attempt to classify writing on the Holocaust, the United States Library of Congress first recognized “Holocaust literature” in 1968, even though people wrote of the horrors witnessed during…

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Chava Rosenfarb – The Tree of Life – Volume 1 – חװה ראָזענפֿאַרב – דער בוים פֿון לעבן – באַנד איינס – YouTube

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דוד קאַץ שטעלט פֿאָר, לייענט און פֿאַרטײַטשט, דאָס ערשטע קאַפּיטל פֿון חיים גראַדעס קלאַסישן ראָמאַן װעגן דער מוסר־באַװעגונג, צמח אַטלאַס: די ישיבֿה. פֿאַרשרײַבט זיך איצטער אין קאַנאַל און לאָמיר־זשע לייענען…

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Verter fun der Vokh: די אײַ֜נשװערונג – Inauguration

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address the nation: ווענדן זיך צום פֿאָלק [VENDN ZIKh TSUM FOLK] administer the oath: משביע זײַן; באַשװע֜רן; (אָ֜פּ)נעמען אַ שבֿועה [MAShBÍE ZAYN; BAShVÉRN; (ÓP)NÉMEN A ShVÚE] call for unity: <אוי֜פֿפֿאָ֜דערן…

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January 15, 1987: Note Lurie, Yiddish novelist, died

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He was born in the old Jewish colony of Roskoshnaia, Zaporozhye (Zaporizhia) district, Ukraine.  During a pogrom in 1919, the majority of the residents in the colony were massacred, and…

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Verter fun der Vokh: די אינסורע֜קציע – Insurrection

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certify election results: באַשטע֜טיקן <אַטעסטי֜רן> די װאַ֜ל־⁠רעזולטאַ֜טן [BAShTÉTIKN <ATESTÍRN> DI VÁL-REZULTÁTN] concede the election: נאָ֜כגעבן <אָ֜פּטרעטן> אין די װאַלן [NÓKhGEBN <ÓPTRETN> IN DI VALN] confirm the election of a new…

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