yiddish in israel

This depiction of President Reuven Rivlin circulated on social media
Grapevine: Home and away

It's the old story of a prophet not being heard in his own city.

Author Boris Sandler
Magical realism

Yiddish author Boris Sandler’s collection of novellas is translated into English.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
04/05/2017
Jamie Elman, left, and Eli Batalion created and star in the web series “YidLife Crisis.”
These comedians want to bring Yiddish humor to TV

The TV show would also introduce a cast of characters from other religious and cultural backgrounds who grapple with similar questions of identity.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
30/04/2017
Canadian Ambassador Deborah Lyons
Metro Grapevine: Top tips

News briefs from around the nation.

New play: Wandering Stars
כּוֹכָבִים תוֹעִים

New play: Wandering Stars

By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
26/04/2016
Tel Aviv beach
Yiddish is alive and well in Tel Aviv

A surprising number of Jews from the FSU at least understand Yiddish even if they can’t speak it.

Judit Solel
A master of disguise

Through creative and alternative methods, Yiddish is being revived and reinserted into Jewish culture.

17/01/2016
 Dr. Sara Ziv
For the love of Yiddish

Sara Ziv, chairwoman of the National Authority for Yiddish Culture, is optimistic about the future of the Mama Loschen in Israel.

Yiddish Israel
Lingua Franca: Yiddish dead? Dying? Not yet

Yiddish is enjoying a revival, as many younger Jews are interested in familiarizing themselves with this aspect of their heritage, and would like to read the literature in the original.

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