Posts Tagged ‘ yiddish ’

The Warsaw Yiddish Theater Takes America

November 14, 2014
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The Warsaw Yiddish Theater Takes America

Starting in the early 1950s, the Polish government began funding Jewish culture to preserve and promote what little Yiddish culture remained in the country. That includes the Ester Rachel and Ida Kaminska State Jewish Theater from Warsaw, which is on their first North American tour since the 1980s. The troupe, also known as the Polish…

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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…

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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…

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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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