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Verter fun der Vokh – 4th of July

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Fourth of July // דער פֿע֜רטער יו֜לי // DER FÉRTER YÚLI barbecue (n.): דער באַרבעקיו֜; דאָס פֿע֜לדוואַרמעס [DER BARBEKYÚ; DOS FÉLDVARMES] barbecue (v.): באַרבעקיויִ֜רן; בראָטן אויפֿן פֿײַ֜ער [BARBEKYUÍRN; BROTN AFN…

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Our special event for Mexican Jews: Yiddish-Meksikanish: Exploring Yiddish Poetry in Mexico

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Yiddish-Meksikanish: Exploring Yiddish Poetry in Mexico. Mexico City was a lively center of Yiddish culture, art, and education and it was the destination for tens of thousands of Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and…

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Silvia Bialik – “Oif Eibik Yiddish”

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Silvia Bialik – “Oif Eibik Yidish – Telenovela y Curso” Silvia Bialik – "Oif Eibik Yidish – Telenovela y Curso" Silvia Bialik – "Oif Eibik Yidish – Telenovela y Curso"…

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Why are Yiddish Songs So Popular Now?

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Join Rukhl Schaechter, editor of the Forverts, as she explores the growing interest in Yiddish music, with singers Lorin Sklamberg, Daniel Kahn, Sarah Gordon, Michael Alpert and folksong maven Itzik…

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This New Beatles Yiddish Cover Is Making Us Feel Fine

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The Chicago-based a cappella music group Listen Up! has given us some really great music, from this “Old Town Road” remix using the words of Dror Yikra, to this great a cappella cover of Matishyahu’s…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Puzzles

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across (in crossword): האָריזאָנטאַ֜ל [HORIZONTÁL] acrostic: דער אַקראָסטי֜ך, ־ן [DER AKROSTÍKh, -N] anagram: די אַנאַגראַ֜ם, ־ען [DI ANAGRÁM, -EN] checked letter: דער קאָנטראָלי֜רטער אות, ־יות [DER KONTROLÍRTER OS, ÓYSYES] cipher:…

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WATCH: ‘‘We Shall Overcome’’ sung in Yiddish

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אין ליכט פֿון די באַנײַטע פּראָטעסטן לטובֿת די רעכט פֿון אַפֿריקאַנער אַמעריקאַנער, איז כּדאַי ווידער זיך צוצוהערן צום רירנדיקן נוסח פֿונעם הימען פֿון דער אַמעריקאַנער בירגעררעכט־באַוועגונג „מיר וועלן איבערלעבן“, וואָס…

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Yiddish Children’s Songs of Y. L. Peretz and Moses Milner

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Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series The Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series is made possible by a generous gift from the Estate of Sidney Krum. This program is supported,…

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The ventriloquist who teaches Yiddish

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Jonathan Geffner and his puppet partners have enchanted audiences of all ages and sizes throughout the USA and beyond. They have appeared on the nationally seen television programs: Late Night…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Racism

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In light of current events, we are posting a selection of words in connection with the issue of racism. We thank Anthony Mordkhe-Tzvi Russell and Jonah S. Boyarin, who are…

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