Posts Tagged ‘ jewish culture ’

The Man Who Taught Arabic in Yiddish

July 25, 2014
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The Man Who Taught Arabic in Yiddish

Have you been wanting to learn Palestinian Arabic? Bistu a yidish redner? (Are you a Yiddish speaker?) Then, Getzl Zelikovitz was your man. Born in Lithuania in 1863, Zelikovitz was somewhat of a linguistic prodigy who was said to have memorized 500 words of Talmud by the time he was 10 years old.…

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Seinfeld Emoji Help You Write Texts About Nothing

July 22, 2014
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Seinfeld Emoji Help You Write Texts About Nothing

Seinfeld was the most popular show on television in the late 1990s, and it was also…

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The Most Innovative Judaica We’ve Ever Seen

July 1, 2014
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The Most Innovative Judaica We've Ever Seen

A tie made out of an old tallit. An oil chanukiyah made out of repurposed…

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The Pre-Hitler International Yiddish Culture Club

May 21, 2014
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kultur-lige

Ah, the soothing poetry of a Jewish intellectual…

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2014: The Year “Fiddler” Turns 50

January 1, 2014
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fiddler on the roof

Was there ever a real-life shtetl as joyful,…

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The Kubbeh Project

February 27, 2013
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naama-and-itamar

During the first 3 weeks of March, Tel…

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Video: Shout-out to Omaha Jews!

January 24, 2013
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Omaha Bible Rappers

“Summer’s hot like us, but in the winters:…

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Video: Hasidic Boy Wins Chinese Dance-Off

January 23, 2013
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Hasidic Boy Wins Chinese Dance Contest

However did we miss this? Does anyone know…

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Sexy Beijing

June 19, 2012
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sexy beijing

Imagine a pool in a luxury spa in…

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A Tale of Two Crown Heightses

May 29, 2012
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a tale of two crown heightses

The neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, is home to a…

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A Golem Goes to Hebrew School

May 23, 2012
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a golem goes to hebrew school

Literary grandmaster Cynthia Ozick is a critic, an innovator, and…

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Masters of Jewish Culture

February 29, 2012
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humor-marx

We know that Jewish culture goes beyond the kitsch of…

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