There are many ways to tell someone off in the mamaloshen, but only one medical metaphor that really stings
What’s in a glitch? You’d be surprised.
The wonderful Yiddish word meaning, well, nothing
Meet the Yiddish word that perfectly captures our frightful moment
And the Yiddish word that unites them
Confused? Mistaken? Lost? There’s a Yiddish word for that.
Is anything mutcheh-ing you these days?
The Riverside County judge was right to overturn the law
The Yiddish words to describe the things we eat have a complicated history of their own
The true story of one of Yiddish’s most misunderstood words
To disdain and dismiss, there’s nothing like Yiddish
No, really: What does the word mean? And where did it come from?
Unless, of course, you’re a pig
On the origins of a particularly popular winter undergarment
Get to know the holiday’s most under-rated term, which, strangely, has to do with not eating matzah
What’s the difference between a hound and a human? Just ask the mamaloshen.
We all know the word, but do we use it correctly?
The perfect idiom for our time involves a practice now long gone
From Tolstoy to ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ a mysterious Yiddish drink intrigues. But what’s in its name?
The strange and inspiring history of “Mir Velen Zei Iberleben,” or “We Will Outlive Them”
How did one Biblical tribe come to give all Jews their name? And just who are the goyim? A guide for the perplexed.
If you oppose moving the embassy to the holy city to avoid offending the world, and oppose Jews praying on Temple Mount to avoid offending the Palestinians, you may also want to consider the feelings of Orthodox Jews
What began with an angry letter to the editor bloomed into a friendship that transcended ideological barriers and brought an Orthodox rabbi and a secular, liberal Jew together
A new study challenges—but doesn’t slay—one rabbi’s lifelong ‘heresy’