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This Yiddish term, is possibly said more in English than Yiddish

This Yiddish term, is possibly said more in English than Yiddish

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content Officer April 18, 2022

According to the YIVO, the Institute of Jewish Research, the term “Yiddish” is derived from the German word for “Jewish.” The most accepted (but not the only) theory of the origin of Yiddish is that it began to take shape by the 10th century...

Your Yiddish Wit Of The Week: An oks hot a lange tsung....

Your Yiddish Wit Of The Week: An oks hot a lange tsung….

Johanna Kovitz, Special To The Jewish Light August 24, 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 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...

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