Posts Tagged ‘ videos ’

The Yiddish Speakers Who Stayed Behind

March 3, 2014
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shtetl

We generally think of Yiddish as the language that Jews spoke in the shtetls of Eastern Europe before WWII, and of its surviving speakers as having long-ago resettled across various continents. We don’t tend to think about the native Yiddish speakers who remained in the shtetls. Luckily, some researchers in Bloomington, Indiana…

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bergen-Belsen

January 17, 2014
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Alfred Hitchcock

In the mid-1940s, newsreel footage of the Allied liberation of Bergen-Belsen, Dachau, and Buchenwald horrified viewers across…

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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, as funny, as musical and, ultimately, as…

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A Surprising New History of “Fiddler on the Roof”

December 9, 2013
By
wonder-of-wonder

Maybe you first heard Tevye break into song when you…

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“All I Want for Thanksgivukkah is Jews” Mariah Carey Parody

November 26, 2013
By
all-i-want

DISCLAIMER: This video is rated MW for Meshugganah…

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Looking Back On a Crazy Childhood On The Road

November 22, 2013
By
free-spirit

Today, Joshua Safran (not to be confused with Joshua…

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The Most Embarrassing Jewish Search Result

August 20, 2013
By
jewish-and-you-know-it

Try this at home. Go to YouTube, type the…

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The Temptations Do “Fiddler on the Roof”

July 17, 2013
By
the-temptations

You’ve heard “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and you might even know half…

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How Do You Say “Cooking Show” in Yiddish?

April 24, 2013
By
yiddish-cookingshow1

Julia Child had her glass of wine, Emeril…

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Video: Chicago Does “Gangnam Style” Purim

February 23, 2013
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Gangname Style in Chicago

Just when we thought the “Gangnam Style” spoofs were…

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Video: A Millenial Becomes a Man

February 19, 2013
By
bar-mitzvah-oy

Daniel’s becoming a man! With the help of…

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Video: Royal Wedding, Klezmer-Style

February 14, 2013
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Royal Wedding, Klezmer-Style

Did you know that Kate Middleton and Prince…

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