Even as fewer American Jews spoke Yiddish at home, various Yiddish words and phrases were adopted into the American lexicon.
Jews Around the Globe
The Jewish ethnic identity most readily recognized by North Americans -- the culture of matzah balls, black-hatted Hasidim, and Yiddish -- originated in medieval Germany.
The Yiddish word that means audacity.
A brief glossary of important and commonly used Yiddish words and phrases.
How the Yiddish translation of the Torah, Megillot and Haftarot became associated with women.
Exploring the roots of a Hebrew name.
A Hasidic Take on 9/11
Modern Jewish History
From 1600 to the 20th century.
Jewish Theater and Dance
A short-lived yet influential movement.