A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.
Yiddish originated in Germany, but was eventually spoken by Jews all over Europe.
One of the most beloved writers of Yiddish literature, his work inspired the hit musical "Fiddler on the Roof."
Klezmer music found new life in America in the late 20th century.
The People of the Book have created a sizable corpus of secular prose and poetry.
Yiddish writers emigrated from Europe, and though Yiddish writing all but ceased after the Holocaust, it is seeing a small rebirth today.
An overview of the grammar — and the many ways this Jewish language differs from Hebrew.
Think Hebrew is the only Jewish language? Think again!
Language and land are intricately connected. What happens, then, when a people has no land of its own?
A brief glossary of important and commonly used Yiddish words and phrases.
A writer who bridged both Old World and New, but fit into neither.
A once thriving American industry.
On being a mensch — an upstanding member of society — and leading an ethical life.
Produced in Poland and America, Yiddish film captured the diversity and richness of the Yiddish-speaking world.