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Yiddish Literature

Yosef Guri, who collected Yiddish proverbs, has died

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ד״ר יוסף גורי, אַ פּראָפֿעסאָר פֿון רוסיש וואָס איז ווי אַ קינד על־פּי־נס ניצול געוואָרן פֿונעם חורבן און האָט געשטרעבט צו פֿאַראייביקן דאָס לשון פֿון זײַנע אומגעבראַכטע עלטערן, איז די…

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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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A Celebration of the Life and Work of Sholem Asch

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An international celebration of Yiddish writer Sholem Asch’s life and work, including theater, films, music, photographs, sketches, satire, art, and family stories. Now in its 3rd year, Asch Wednesday 2021…

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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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A new book, about a student from the I.L. Peretz Yiddish School

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ס׳איז לעצטנס אַרויס אַ ראָמאַן מיט אַ זעלטענער טעמע — די איבערלעבונגען פֿון אַ תּלמידה אין אַ וועלטלעכער ייִדיש־שפּראַכיקער טאָגשול. סענדי שעפֿרין ראַבין, אַ נעווראָלאָגין, איז אויפֿגעוואַקסן אין וויניפּעג, קאַנאַדע…

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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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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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The Kharkiv Yiddish literary world, 1920s‐mid‐1930s

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The Kharkiv Yiddish literaryworld, 1920s ‐ mid ‐1930s Gennady Estraikh Associate Fellow, Oxford Centre for Hebrewand Jewish Studies Published online: 19 Jun 2008. Download PDF, click here. East European Jewish…

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The magic of Kadya Molodwsky’s children’s poetry – now in English

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A new bilingual edition of Kadya Molodowsky’s enchanting Yiddish children’s poetry was recently published in Sweden. Edited and masterfully translated into English by Yaira Singer, “Through an Endless Stretch of Land” makes…

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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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