On the eve of the elections: “America the Beautiful’’ in Yiddish

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מיט די אַלע ערנסטע שפּאַנונגען אין דער אַמעריקאַנער געזעלשאַפֿט, איז גרינג די טעג צו זײַן ציניש. אַז איך גיב אָבער אַ קוק אויף די מיליאָנען מענטשן וואָס וואַרטן שעהען לאַנג…

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Jave Alberstein sings “Hey Tziguele”

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Jave Alberstein sings a shepherd’s mournful song to his goats פֿאַראַכטאָגן האָט מען געשטעלט אויף יוטוב אַ ווידעאָ, אין וועלכן חווה אַלבערשטיין זינגט מרדכי געבירטיגס „היי ציגעלעך“ אַקאַפּעלאַ אויף אַ…

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Mentshn-Fresser, feat. Sveta Kundish & Daniel Kahn. This 100-Year-Old Yiddish Pandemic Song Could Have Been Written Today

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In 1916, Solomon Smulevitz, a Yiddish musician and entertainer who immigrated to America from Belarus, wrote “Mentshn-Fresser.” The song’s title means “man eater,” or “devourer of mankind.” Written by Solomon…

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Four Yiddish songs to honor The Fourth of July

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Four Yiddish songs to honor The Fourth of July — English translations provided — Performed by the Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor “The Star-Spangled Banner” in Yiddish!…

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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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