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Yiddish Literature

Verter fun der Vokh – The Automobile

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אַז משה האָט זיך שוין געדאַרפֿט לאָזן אין וועג אַרײַן האָט ער זיך אַרײַנגעזעצט אין אויטאָ, אַ קוק ‮געטאָן אויפֿן קאָנטראָלברעט, אַרײַנגעקוקט אין הינטערשפּיגל, אָנגעשטעלט דעם אויטאָ, אָנגעטרעטן אויפֿן גאַזפּעדאַל,…

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Verter fun der Vokh: דער מוטערסטאָג – Mother’s Day

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Give your mom a big kiss and a hug! !גיב דער מאַמען אַ גרויסן קוש און נעם זי אַרום She loves serving her mother breakfast in bed. זי האָט שטאַרק…

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Uncovering the Yiddish-language tales about Knights of the Round Table that Jews (and non-Jews) loved

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Have you heard of the Yiddish-language King Arthur stories written between the 14th – 18th centuries? These retellings of Arthurian tales for Jewish audiences were tremendously popular for centuries, though they aren’t…

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Yiddish Word of the Day: Rain

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Yiddish Word of the Day: Rain

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A Yom Kippur story

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The synagogue packed with people praying under their white tallises looks like “a forest of snow-covered trees” and everyone prays the same prayer, but under each tallis there is a…

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Yiddish Word of the Day: Rosh Hashanah

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Yiddish Word of the Day: Rosh Hashanah

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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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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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