Posts Tagged ‘ yiddish ’

Two Young Jews and Their YidLife Crisis

September 23, 2014
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Two Young Montrealers and Their YidLife Crisis

YidLife Crisis, a new web series, begins with not-your-average MPAA warning: “The following contains references to adult situations and coarse language. In Yiddish.” Adult situations may include: eating treyf in the form of Montrealish poutine; eating said poutine on Yom Kippur. Created by Jamie Elman and Eli Batalion, the first five-minute episode of YidLife Crisis has all…

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The 20th-Century Judge Judy of the Yiddish Radio

September 19, 2014
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The 20th-Century Judge Judy of the Yiddish Radio

Between the late 1930s and 1956, if you were a Jewish immigrant on the Lower East…

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Ione Skye’s Yiddish Vacation

September 15, 2014
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Ione Skye’s Yiddish Vacation

___ Check out Kveller’s exclusive interview with Ione Skye! Actress Ione Skye—daughter of Scottish singer Donovan and American model…

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How to Score a Yiddish Date in 1940s NYC

July 3, 2014
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How to Score a Yiddish Date in 1940s NYC

Long before JDate parodies, Yiddish cinema was poking fun…

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How to Write to Your Long-Lost Love, In Yiddish

June 3, 2014
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letter-writing-jv

Imagine, esteemed reader: Your son has recently arrived…

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A Love Song to the Jewish Redhead

May 28, 2014
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Don't Kick the Redhead!

Whether lionized or demonized, redheads seem to hold…

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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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Is Chutzpah Dead?

March 28, 2014
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When Jewish diners complete their annual tradition of…

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The Jewish Diva Who Played the Indian Princess

March 11, 2014
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sophie-braslau

Gifted with one of those rare, true contralto voices—deep, rich,…

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NYC’s Beloved Yiddishe Music Maven

February 25, 2014
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Chana Mlotek

You never know what treasures lurk within NYC…

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The Black, Gay, Jewish Shtetl Virtuoso

February 21, 2014
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russel

What do you get when a black, Jewish,…

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Yiddish is an Official Language of Sweden?

February 12, 2014
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Yiddish is an Official Language of Sweden?

You’ve heard the old Yiddish adage, “It’s not how…

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