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An Erotic Yiddish New Wave Odyssey

An Erotic Yiddish New Wave Odyssey
By May 19, 2017

“Everything Has an End, Only the Sausage Has Two.” Read More

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A Yiddish Podcast Party

A Yiddish Podcast Party
By May 2, 2017

One budding Yiddishist checks out the Vaybertaytsh shindig. Read More

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Mosh Your Tuches Off!

Mosh Your Tuches Off!
By May 1, 2017

Yiddish, the language with an edgy past, has a home in punk. Read More

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A Yiddish Farewell to Gene Wilder

A Yiddish Farewell to Gene Wilder
By August 29, 2016

An English translation of a wonderful scene from ‘The Frisco Kid.’ Read More

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Watch the Late Doris Roberts Act in Yiddish

Watch the Late Doris Roberts Act in Yiddish
By April 19, 2016

One of her little-known, but still great roles, was a bilingual part in ‘Hester Street.’ Read More

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Spotlight On: Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of “YidLife Crisis”

Spotlight On: Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of “YidLife Crisis”
By October 27, 2014

Talking trayf, Seinfeld, and circumcision with the creators of the new Yiddish web series. Read More

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Actor Shane Baker on Translating ‘Waiting for Godot’ into Yiddish

Actor Shane Baker on Translating ‘Waiting for Godot’ into Yiddish
By September 18, 2014

“A yid lebt mit bitokhn (a Jew lives with hope). For me, Beckett is all about hope.” Read More

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