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Fyvush Finkel: A Charming Conversation With a Longtime Serious Mensch

12 hours ago   |   Tablet Mag

Editor's note: Fyvush Finkel died on August 14, 2016, at the age of 93. This interview was recorded in 2010. Fyvush Finkel, 91 years old and still cracking wise, will take to...
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My Grandfather, the Secret Policeman

12 hours ago   |   Tablet Mag

Poet and writer Rita Gabis grew up surrounded by grandparents with accents-Russian, Yiddish, Lithuanian. That makes it sound like a familiar Jewish immigrant tale, but it was...
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Night of the Murdered Poets

Night of the Murdered Poets

17 hours ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Tradition tells us that the greatest calamities to befall the Jews have happened on the ninth of Av: the destruction of the two Temples in Jerusalem; the expulsions from...
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How Sweden Became the Epicenter of Yiddish Children's Media

How Sweden Became the Epicenter of Yiddish Children's Media

4 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

In 1999, Yiddish was declared an official national minority language in Sweden, alongside Finnish, Romani, Meänkieli , and the Sami languages. There's federal funding in Sweden...
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The Psychology Behind Yiddish Literature

The Psychology Behind Yiddish Literature

4 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Blume Pfeffer was born in 1907 in Galicia to a family that placed no particular importance on the education of girls. She dreamed of writing, a dream that was only realized...
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Russian Jewish Burning Man

Russian Jewish Burning Man

4 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Every June, 2,000 Russian-speakers flock to the Catskill Mountains to take part in a weekend event that many liken to Burning Man, but without the dust and with significantly...
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Portrait of the Yiddish Artist

Portrait of the Yiddish Artist

4 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Picture this: I've got klezmer clarinetist Michael Winograd blasting through my headphones when I run into the actual Michael Winograd, in the flesh. Instead of meeting in some...
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From Teen Chronicler of Yiddish Curses to Global Fame: Sholem Aleichem's Multitudes

5 days ago   |   Tablet Mag

When people hear the name Sholem Aleichem, they very often think of Tevye the Dairyman and his Broadway showstoppers. It's true, Sholem Aleichem wrote the stories on which...
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Painting a Portrait of a Political, Literary and Journalistic Powerhouse

5 days ago   |   Tablet Mag

For most of its first 50-plus years, the Yiddish language Jewish Daily Forward was edited by its founder, Abraham Cahan. Cahan was a Lithuanian immigrant and socialist who came...
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Fyvush Finkel: A Charming Conversation With a Longtime Serious Mensch

5 days ago   |   Tablet Mag

Editor's note: Fyvush Finkel died on August 14, 2016, at the age of 93. This interview was recorded in 2010. Fyvush Finkel, 91 years old and still cracking wise, will take to...
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IOS 12.4 gets a public jailbreak

IOS 12.4 gets a public jailbreak

Apple recently released their iOS 12.4 software update, the update apparently has a vulnerability in it which makes it easy for hackers to jailbreak the iPhone. This is the... Read more ...

Porsche Taycan will have Apple Music built in

Porsche Taycan will have Apple Music built in

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Blair Witch interview - How Lionsgate and Bloober created a game after 2 decades

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WD Black storage is for gamers who are running out of space as games get huge

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Samsung Galaxy Note10 and 10+ firmware update released

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Dell Launches 55-Inch Alienware OLED Display: 4K at 120 Hz with Deep Blacks

Dell Launches 55-Inch Alienware OLED Display: 4K at 120 Hz with Deep Blacks

Today at Gamescom, Dell has officially launched its new flagship OLED gaming monitor, the Alienware 55. First demonstrated back at Computex, the display uses a 4K OLED panel... Read more ...

Google Photos 4.23 preps Colorize beta & Google One trial, details ‘Memories'

Google Photos 4.23 preps Colorize beta & Google One trial, details ‘Memories'

Google Photos 4.23 is rolling out this evening and details a number of upcoming features, including “Memories” and possible in-app Smart Display Photo Frame setup. Google One... Read more ...

Apple considering $9.99 price for Apple TV+, Bloomberg reports

Apple considering $9.99 price for Apple TV+, Bloomberg reports

The premium service is said to roll out by November. What you need to know Apple TV+ is a slate of original content from the hardware manufacturer. Oh, right. Apple also is... Read more ...

Google's Back to School deals include $300 off the Pixel 3, 41% off the Home...

Google's Back to School deals include $300 off the Pixel 3, 41% off the Home Mini

The summer is coming to a close and the kids, if not already starting a new school year, are preparing for it. And it isn't too late for some back-to-school sales. Google, for... Read more ...