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Yiddish Culture

Daniel Galay’s words on receiving his lifetime achievement award

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ד״ר שׂרה זיו — פֿאָרזיצערין; פֿרוי יהודית סולל — גענעראַל דירעקטאָרין פֿון דער נאַציאָנאַלער אינסטאַנץ פֿאַר ייִדישער קולטור; חשובֿער עולם: ווען כ’בין געווען פֿינף יאָר אַלט, אין בוענאָס־אײַרעס, האָט מיך…

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Der Dibek (The Dybbuk): 100th Anniversary Production

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December 2020 marks 100 years since the curtain first rose on the Vilner Troupe’s ground-breaking production of Sh. Ansky’s Der Dibek (The Dybbuk, or, Between Two Worlds) which theater historian…

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100th anniversary of The Dybbuk to be celebrated with virtual production on December 14 starring Mike Burstyn and an international cast

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This month marks the 100th anniversary of THE DYBBUK, the world’s most famous Jewish play, by S. Ansky. The Congress for Jewish Culture is celebrating this historically significant milestone with…

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Der Gliklecher Mentsh דער גליקלעכער מענטש yiddish cartoon

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A mayse far kinder un far di vos lernen zikh oys yidish Der Gliklekher Mentsh. (El Hombrte feliz / The happy person ) דער גליקלעכער מענטש  Multicultural Animated Project “Four…

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Vilna Partisan and Yiddish cultural activist Chayele Palevsky has died

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דעם 20סטן סעפּטעמבער, דעם צווייטן טאָג ראָש־השנה, איז חיהלע פּאָרוס פּאַלעווסקי, אַ יאָרן־לאַנגע קולטור־טוערין פֿאַר ייִדיש און פֿאַרן אָנדענק פֿון דער ווילנער קולטור־ירושה — און איינע פֿון די לעצט־געבליבענע פֿון…

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Fiddler on the Roof

New Fiddler on the Roof Movie Is Coming from Hamilton Director Thomas Kail

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Fiddler On The Roof is moving from Broadway to the big screen. MGM is gearing up to produce a new movie adaptation of the hit musical, with Thomas Kail set to…

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A Language With Chutzpah: Yiddish And American Culture

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When was the last time you ate a bagel? Gave a spiel at work? Called someone a klutz? Tried to have chutzpah? Contacted Apple about an iPhone glitch? These may…

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Perets Markish: Making the Bolshevik Revolution a Jewish One Through Yiddish

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And all of a sudden, Markish interrupted in his bass voice that in moments of passion became a heroic tenor: “We shall host a literary event that will makethe whole…

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