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Verter fun der Vokh – Pillows

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pillows // קי֜שעלעך // KÍShELEKh —– body pillow: דער גו֜ף־קישן, ־ס [DER GÚF-KIShN, -S] feather/down pillow: דער פּו֜כקישן, ־ס; דער פּו֜כענער קישן, ־ס [DER PÚKhKIShN, -S; DER PÚKhENER KIShN, -S]…

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Yiddish Translation in Canada: A Litmus Test for Continuity

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Yiddish translation in Canada has evolved in two directions: from world languages into Yiddish, and from Yiddish into other languages, specifically English and French. This dual function of Yiddish as…

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Spend your Valentine’s Day with YAAANA

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Dear Yiddish Enthusiast, This post is a reminder of our special Valentine’s Day celebration which is happening tomorrow night! We will welcome Shabbat and then talk about love traditions and…

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Mazel tov: First edition of Yiddish ‘Harry Potter’ sells out in less than 48 hours

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Less than 48 hours after the Yiddish edition of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” translated by Arun Viswanath, became available for pre-order, the book sold out its first print…

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Kirk Douglas Receives Lifetime Achievement Award | Sings Yiddish | 2002

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Celebrating the Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre and 100 Years of Yiddish Theatre Presented by: Governor and Mrs. George E. Pataki, The State of New York With: Jewish Community Relations Council of…

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“Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries—Yiddish Literature in Translation

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Join us as we kick off a special five-part book discussion series focusing on the immigrant experience through the lens of Yiddish literature. The Yiddish Book Center’s “Coming to America”…

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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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“Harry Potter” series receives official Yiddish translation

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Harry Potter Un Der Filosofisher Shteyn This translation would not have been possible if not for the efforts of four committed colleagues: Yankl-Peretz Blum, whose linguistic guidance significantly leveled up…

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7 comentarios que la gente hace y que me molestan sobremanera

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Por Marian Tatos  ( Publicado en Forward/Forvertz, en  Idish) Traducción: Adina Cimet Paréntesis [] en el texto, son de la traductora para contextualizar el argumento de la autora. Como profesora…

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Yiddish Words of The Week: Eggs

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candle the eggs: אוי֜סקלאָרן <אוי֜סקלערן> די איי֜ער [ÓYSKLORN <ÓYSKLERN> DI ÉYER] crack an egg: צעשפּאַ֜לטן <אָ֜נקלאַפּן> אַן אײ [TSEShPÁLTN <ÓNKLAPN> AN EY] cracked: צעשפּאָ֜לטן [TSEShPÓLTN] egg: דאָס איי, ־ער [DOS EY, -ER] eggshell: דאָס/די שאָ֜לעכץ,…

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