Three Poems By Avrom Sutzkever

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

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

Plus prime Yiddish Department threatened, and more in the news

My Yiddishe Santa

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

The Ventriloquist

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

The Naches of Sex Studied

Berkeley symposium took a prurient look at Yiddish culture

Treasure Trove

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

Slips of the Tongue

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

The Other Singer Finds Love on Facebook

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

Sundown: Jewish News for Italians

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

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

Ad ran in Yiddish paper, candidate denies placing it

Sundown: Maidel-on-Maidel Action

Online Yiddish, comedic justice, and evangelical fervor

Sundown: Sometimes English Just Ain’t Enough

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

Uncle Bloomberg Wants YOU

Mayor seeks campaign workers. Yiddish preferred.

Daybreak: IDF to Evacuate Illegal Settlements?

A military plan, Maccabiah, and more in the news

‘Speak a Jewish Word’

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

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