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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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Verter fun der Vokh – Poetry

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אין‮ די שולן לערנט מען זיך‮ געוויי֜נטלעך אויס‮ ווי אי֜בערצולייענען‮ און פֿאַרשטיי֜ן פּאָע֜זיע‮. דאָס אָ֜נשרײַבן‮ אַ ליד‮ ‮‮איז, פֿאַרשטיי֜ט זיך, אַ סך שווע֜רער‮, באַפֿרי֜דיקט עס אָ֜בער‮ שטאַרק דעם שרײַ֜בער פֿו֜נעם‮ ליד. אַז מע‮ ווייסט ווי‮‮ אָ֜נצוהייבן‮ קען יע֜דער איי֜נער אַליי֜ן נע֜מען‮ שרײַבן…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Earth Day

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דער‮ יע֜רלעכער טאָג פֿון דער ערד‮ העלפֿט שטאַרקן די ווי֜סיקייט פֿון סבֿיבֿה־ענינים‮, און איז שוין דערמי֜ט‮ געוואָ֜רן אַ פּאָפּולע֜רע‮ צײַט אַז דער בריי֜טער עולם זאָל‮ זיך צונוי֜פֿזאַמלען און אוי֜פֿהייבן דאָס…

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“Partizaner-himen” (Partisans’ Hymn) or “Zog nit keyn mol,” performed by The JPPC

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Lyrics: Hirsh Glik (1922-1944) Melody: Dmitry Pokrass (1899-1978) Musical arrangement: Binyumen Schaechter (2018) Yiddish Philharmonic Chorus דער ייִדישער פֿילהאַרמאָנישער כאָר (formerly Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC) Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor…

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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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Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course

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Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning platform, launched a Yiddish course on Tuesday. The site teaches Yiddish through game-like lessons that take five to seven minutes a day. Lessons and exercises…

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Traditional passover songs for listening, singing and enjoying!

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The Maccabeats – Dayenu – Passover – דיינו Music video for “Dayenu,” a multi-genre twist on the classic Passover Seder song. Gad Elbaz – Ma Nishtana גד אלבז – מה…

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Watch “Who Knows One?” Yiddish-style: “Mu adabru, mu asapru” in 4-part harmony

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Traditional Yiddish Passover song with Aramaic title Akin to the English “Who Knows One?” Choral arrangement: Binyumen Schaechter (2017-18) This choral arrangement was funded by a grant from The Marinus…

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Verter fun der Vokh – Daylight Savings Time

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Supporters of daylight saving time (DST) argue that it saves energy, promotes outdoor activity on summer evenings, and is, therefore, good for both physical and psychological health, reduces traffic accidents…

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Verter fun der Vokh – 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…

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