Yiddish

Yiddish

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.

Yiddish

Five Yiddish Films You Can Stream Right Now for Free

A sampler of Yiddish films (with English subtitles) on the Internet.

Similar Jewish Words You Don’t Want to Mix Up

From kibbitz/kibbutz to mitzvah/mikveh, we round up some easily confused Hebrew and Yiddish terms.

How to Learn Yiddish

A guide to courses, tools and programs for mastering the 'mamaloshen.'

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."

Klezmer Music

Ashkenazi "Old Country" music found new life in America in the late 20th century.

Literature 101

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

Yiddish Theater in New York

A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.

Yiddish Literature in the 20th Century

Yiddish writers emigrated from Europe, and though Yiddish writing all but ceased after the Holocaust, it is seeing a small rebirth today.

Yiddish: What You Should Know

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

Jewish Languages: From Aramaic to Yiddish

Think Hebrew is the only Jewish language? Think again!

Jewish Languages 101

What happens when a people has no land of its own?