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Nostalgia in Yiddish theater

Yiddish is not dead – not even dying.

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.

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