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Yiddish word(s) of the week: Besser gut un a bissel aider...

Yiddish word(s) of the week: Besser gut un a bissel aider…

Rabbi Ben Newman, Special to the Jewish Light September 13, 2021

Each week, Rabbi Ben Newman provides us with our Yiddish Word Of The Week. Newman is the founder and spiritual leader of Shtiebel a new paradigm Jewish community in the Rivertowns of Westchester, NY. He is also the author of several children’s books. Learn...

Yiddish Wit Of The Week: Az der vorem zitst in khreyn...

Yiddish Wit Of The Week: Az der vorem zitst in khreyn…

Johanna Kovitz, SPECIAL FOR THE JEWISH LIGHT August 17, 2021

YiddishWit.com is a collection of Yiddish proverbs and sayings and expressions that are published in Yiddish and that lend themselves to illustration. The illustrations are created by Johanna Kovitz, and are adaptations and recombinations of existing...

Yiddish Wit: Ven ale mentshn...

Yiddish Wit: Ven ale mentshn…

August 10, 2021

YiddishWit.com is a collection of Yiddish proverbs and sayings and expressions that are published in Yiddish and that lend themselves to illustration. The illustrations are created by Johanna Kovitz, and are adaptations and recombinations of existing...

Yiddish word(s) of the week: Milchig/Fleishig/Parve

Yiddish word(s) of the week: Milchig/Fleishig/Parve

RABBI BEN NEWMAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT August 8, 2021

Each week, Rabbi Ben Newman provides us with our Yiddish Word Of The Week. Newman is the founder and spiritual leader of Shtiebel a new paradigm Jewish community in the Rivertowns of Westchester, NY. He is also the author of several children’s books. Learn...

Yiddish Wit Of The Week: A yid hot akht un tsvantsik...

Yiddish Wit Of The Week: A yid hot akht un tsvantsik…

August 3, 2021

YiddishWit.com is a collection of Yiddish proverbs and sayings and expressions that are published in Yiddish and that lend themselves to illustration. The illustrations are created by Johanna Kovitz, and are adaptations and recombinations of existing...

Yiddish Word(s) Of The Week: Gay bareh di vantsen

Yiddish Word(s) Of The Week: Gay bareh di vantsen

August 1, 2021

Unlike Latin, which I arguably don’t know, but am going to say this anyway, Yiddish has style. To me, the style comes not just from the incredibly humorous sounding words, but from the literal way our great-great-grandparents, great-grandparents,...

Yiddish Wit Of The Week: Az der vorem zitst in khreyn...

Yiddish Wit Of The Week: Az der vorem zitst in khreyn…

July 28, 2021

YiddishWit.com is a collection of Yiddish proverbs and sayings and expressions that are published in Yiddish and that lend themselves to illustration. The illustrations are created by Johanna Kovitz, and are adaptations and recombinations of existing...

Yiddish Word(s) Of The Week: A nar ken fregen mer frages....

Yiddish Word(s) Of The Week: A nar ken fregen mer frages….

July 26, 2021

Unlike Latin, which I arguably don’t know, but am going to say this anyway, Yiddish has style. To me, the style comes not just from the incredibly humorous sounding words, but from the literal way our great-great-grandparents, great-grandparents,...

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