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Power Chords

Yiddish Princess takes rock and roll (and Yiddish) to a whole new level

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The Yiddish Robin Hood

New musical has a greedy Jew, but in the neighborly way

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Did Inna Grade Leave a Will?

Yiddish writer’s papers may wind up in Jerusalem

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A death becomes a rebirth, and more

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Amid Dying Languages, Yiddish Lives On

Reports of its death are greatly exaggerated

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Sundown: Biden Kibbitzes With Jewish Leaders

Plus a heist wife, Israel’s size does’t matter, and more

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Sundown: The Undiplomatic Diplomat

Plus Wisse kvells over Yiddish, Israel sells itself, and more

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Today on Tablet

An Argentinian dissident, a Yiddish poet, Afro-Semitic beats

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Three Poems By Avrom Sutzkever

‘How,’ ‘The Lead Plates at the Rom Press,’ and ‘1981’

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Daybreak: U.S. Wants Talks; Will Even Do The Talking

Plus prime Yiddish Department threatened, and more in the news

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My Yiddishe Santa

Cartoonist Milt Gross’s 1927 visit from a Yiddish-accented St. Nicholas

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The Ventriloquist

How a latter-day vaudevillian from Kansas City got himself to speak perfect Yiddish

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The Naches of Sex Studied

Berkeley symposium took a prurient look at Yiddish culture

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Treasure Trove

A new box set offers a taste of one of the world’s great Jewish music collections

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Slips of the Tongue

What the use of Yiddish phrases can tell us about contemporary American Jewry

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The Other Singer Finds Love on Facebook

I.J. joins I.B. with his own Facebook ‘Appreciation Society’

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Sundown: Jewish News for Italians

Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged

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Did NYC Candidate Publish Anti-Gay Ad to Attract Satmars?

Ad ran in Yiddish paper, candidate denies placing it

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Sundown: Maidel-on-Maidel Action

Online Yiddish, comedic justice, and evangelical fervor

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Sundown: Sometimes English Just Ain’t Enough

Yinglish, anti-Israel Zionism, and a badge of dishonor

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Uncle Bloomberg Wants YOU

Mayor seeks campaign workers. Yiddish preferred.

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Daybreak: IDF to Evacuate Illegal Settlements?

A military plan, Maccabiah, and more in the news

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‘Speak a Jewish Word’

‘And make an extra sale,’ 1950s brochure advises

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In the Palm of His Hand

A look at Abraham Hochman, 19th-century Lower East Side clairvoyant

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Mazel tov, Fergie!

You just got a little more Jewish

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The Minority Within the Minority

A new book examines the place of Sephardim in America

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Mother Tongue

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Second Fiddle

Sholem Aleichem’s newly-translated novel fails to rise to the heights reached by his stories

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Center Stage

Molly Picon’s scrapbooks bring back memories

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