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Friday, February 26, 2021

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 streamed live, courtesy of...

WATCH: “Little Red Riding Hood” as a Purim tale

קאַמערין בערנשטיין, אַ יונגע שיקאַגער ייִדישיסטקע באַקאַנט פֿאַר אירע פּאָפּולערע קורצע ווידעאָס אויף דער סאָציאַלער נעץ „טיקטאָק“ וועגן דער ייִדישער שפּראַך און קולטור, האָט לכּבֿוד פּורים אַרויסגעלאָזט אַ לענגערן פֿילם אויף יוטוב. אינעם ווידעאָ לייענט זי פֿאָר...

Listen and enjoy to “Di Megile” with the Bursteyn family in Itzik Manger’s unique...

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Programs on Yiddish literature and culture recorded at Montreal's Jewish Public Library, 1953-2005. About this program: di megile fun itsik manger Mit: איציק מאַנגער | דב זלצר | שמואל בונים The Megile of Itzik Manger Featuring: Itzik Manger |...

Millennial Bundism: An Interview with Isabel Frey

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INTRODUCTION Isabel Frey is a Vien­na-based activist and musi­cian who recent­ly released a debut album, Mil­len­ni­al Bundist. Faith Hillis recent­ly caught up with Frey on Zoom to ask about mil­len­ni­als’ redis­cov­ery of the Bund, the place of Yid­dish...

“Makhts Of!”, Yiddish Purim Song performed by The Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkXWTUFePNE Traditional Yiddish Purim song Choral arrangement: Binyumen Schaechter (2018) Funded by a grant from the Marinus and Minna B. Koster Foundation Jewish People's Philharmonic Chorus / JPPC דער ייִדישער פֿילהאַרמאָנישער פֿאָלקסכאָר Binyumen Schaechter, Conductor בנימין שעכטער, דיריגענט Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thejppc Website: http://www.TheJPPC.org​ Contact: [email protected] Filmed...

Verter fun der Vokh – Black History Month

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לאַ֜נג‮ נאָך דער אַבאָלי֜ציע‮ האָבן‮ אַפֿראָאַמעריקאַ֜נער‮ נישט‮ געהאַ֜ט‮ די פֿו֜לע רעכט‮ ווי בי֜רגערס און‮ האָבן‮‮‮ ‮פֿאַ֜קטיש ‮‮ווײַ֜טער‮ געלע֜בט‮ סעגרעגי֜רטע‮ לעבנס און געלי֜טן‮ פֿון‮ דיסקרימינאַ֜ציע און‮ ראַסי֜זם‮. ‮‮נאָכן אײַ֜נפֿירן דאָס געז‮ע֜‮ץ‮‮‮ ‮‮פֿאַר בי֜רגעררעכט‮ אין ‮4691...

Megillah Cycle, by Itzik Manger (Megile-lider)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOOaYp996lg A new dramatization of Itzik Manger's famous Megillah Cycle, directed by and featuring Mike Burstyn with Shane Baker; Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of YidLife Crisis; Avi Hoffman; Daniel Kahn; Lia Koenig; Noah Mitchel;...

Yiddish Glory feat. Psoy Korolenko: “Shelakhmones Hitlern” (Purim Gifts for Hitler), A long lost...

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About the song "Shelakhmones Hitlern" (Purim Gifts for Hitler), a humorist song that makes fun of Hitler’s attempts to destroy Jewish people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DZOHiD2b7I&list=RDsdOsFg-PQ_M&index=9 Performers: Yiddish Glory feat. Psoy Korolenko Writer: Public Domain Composer: Sergei Erdenko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_qZ51-grJQ

February 19, 1997: Leo Rosten, author of “Joys Of Yiddish”, dies at age 88

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Leo Rosten, the author of The Joys of Yiddish and numerous other popular, witty and erudite books, died on this date in 1997 in New York City at age 88. Rosten earned a doctorate in political...

Yiddish professor goes viral in town hall with President Biden

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President Joe Biden engaged in a rare moment of kvelling during a live broadcast of a CNN town hall in Milwaukee on Tuesday night. “I actually know some Yiddish,” Biden revealed during an exchange with a Jewish...