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The 10 Best Yiddish Words You’ve Never Heard Of

These Yiddish terms aren't widely known, but they're a lot of fun to use.

10 Yiddish Words That Went Mainstream

Even as fewer American Jews spoke Yiddish at home, various Yiddish words and phrases were adopted into the American lexicon.

Yiddish: What You Should Know

An overview of the grammar — and the many ways this Jewish language differs from Hebrew.

Guide to Jewish Food Terms

Commonly used words and phrases for "noshers" and "fressers."

The 22 Best Yiddish Words to Know

A brief glossary of important and commonly used Yiddish words and phrases.

Sholem Aleichem

One of the most beloved writers of Yiddish literature, his work inspired the hit musical "Fiddler on the Roof."

Literature 101

The People of the Book have created a sizable corpus of secular prose and poetry.