Preserving “Yiddishkeit”–Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe: Lecturer and Author
ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMENEZ – This week’s trivia question: For how many decades was The Bintel Brief published in the New YorkYiddish newspaper Der Forverts?
Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe is a retired business educator and free-lance writer who lives in Syosset, New York. She loves the Yiddish language and has published articles about the meaning and origin of Yiddish words and expressions, as well as “Stories with a Yiddish Twist” in the on-line publication “The Schmooze”. Her articles have also appeared in The New York Times, Smart Money Magazine, The Jewish Press and Long Island Jewish World, among others. Mrs. Wolfe also lectures to groups on topics ranging from The Bintel Brief to the humor of Billy Crystal.
If you would like to read some modern Bintel Brief letters, or contact Marjorie about scheduling a lecture, or read some of her articles, go to the following links:
Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe’s website
Marjorie Wolfe’s stories in The Schmooze