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The Dybbuk

Screening of “The Dybbuk” (1937 Polish Film, in Yiddish with English Subtitles, 110 minutes)
Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00pm – 9:30pm at Little Earthquakes, West Philly… 163 more words


Reviving The Alice Waters Of Vilna

It’s a “Julie and Julia” for the Jews, but kosher, and sadder.

The 2009 Nora Ephron movie celebrated the life and work of Julia Child through the story of a secretary who decided to cook every recipe in “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” in the span of a year. 1,558 more words

The Jewish Week

Let me introduce myself

Hi everyone! Welcome to the official blog of Zaftigs Delicatessen in Boston, MA. As the daughter of the owner and one of the managers at our Brookline location I have been searching for another way to connect to our guests around the country. 265 more words


The Benefits of Sharing + Owning the "Phase"

In the age of information overload, the “most amazing thing you’ve ever seen” flashes across your screen every couple of minutes. We are constantly amazed by someone’s outlandish magic trick, mesmerized by someone’s skill to play a guitar, blow into a tuba, and whack a djembe all at the same time, or entranced in someone’s eerie rendition of Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You in Yiddish. 515 more words

Patshkn Zikh

Details, details. When I started out translating one of my grandfather’s children’s books about a year and a half ago, my teacher said translation is all about… 1,686 more words


Music: The Black Boatmen

Brendan Shafer: violin –

Jeff Berman: bass –

Jeremy Kester: clarinet –

Jonathan Bailey: drums –

Katherine McLain: piano/vocals –

Mera Debenham: vocals –

Music Director: Jeremy Kester


Word of the Day: heimisch/heimish/haimish

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve enjoyed these Yiddish words, and hope you’ll come back next week for a new category of words from Wordsmith. I will not get a chance to post Sunday morning, but perhaps I will later in the evening so stay tuned. 73 more words

Choice Words