Yiddish poetry

Fyvush Finkel: A Charming Conversation With a Longtime Serious Mensch

2 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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My Grandfather, the Secret Policeman

2 days 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

2 days 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

6 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

6 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

6 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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Robert Oppenheimer's Jewishness

Robert Oppenheimer's Jewishness

6 days ago   |   Tablet Magazine

Robert Oppenheimer, the creator of the atomic bomb, was the ultimate storyteller, someone who created different personas to “obscure who he was from the public,” according to...
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Portrait of the Yiddish Artist

Portrait of the Yiddish Artist

6 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

7 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

7 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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