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Yiddish literature

“Chanukah on a Ship to America”, by Sholem Asch

27 Kislev 5779 (04/12/2018) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week is Chanukah, so we are going to celebrate with a Chanukah story.

Sholem Asch was born in Kutno, Poland, in 1880. In 1899 he moved to Warsaw, where he wrote stories, … Leer más

Abraham Karpinowitz’s Vilna My Vilna, with Helen Mintz

11 Kislev 5778 (28/11/2017) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What two major themes run through Abraham Karpinowitz’s writings?

Helen Mintz is an internationally acclaimed solo artist, storyteller, translator from Yiddish to English and teacher based … Leer más

A Passover Story by Sholem Aleichem

11 Nisan 5776 (19/04/2016) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – Sholem Aleichem (born Shalom Rabinowitz) is considered one of the fathers of modern Yiddish literature (along with Mendele Mocher Sforim and I.L. Peretz. He was born in Pereyaslav, the Ukraine, and moved … Leer más

Una aplicación para aprender ídish y una visita muy especial

13 Adar 5775 (03/03/2015) |

DIARIO DE UNA ESPAÑOLA EN ISRAEL, CON CARLA DE AGUILAR-AMAT – De nuevo viajamos a Jerusalén de la mano de nuestra amiga que continua contándonos sus vivencias en la capital de Israel. Comenzamos hablando de la aplicación … Leer más

Dr. Jerold C. Frakes: Bovo-Bukh, a Medieval Yiddish Tale of Chivalry

1 Shevat 5775 (20/01/2015) |

ENGLISH CORNER, CON LINDA JIMÉNEZ – This week’s trivia question: What popular Yiddish expression has its origin in the title of the medieval epic Bovo-Bukh?

Dr. Jerold C. Frakes is a professor of … Leer más