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Funny Yiddish things your bubbe may have said

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished December 5, 2022

Since joining the Jewish Light I’ve reflected on my own Jewish experience growing up and part of that was the Yiddish my grandparents would use, particularly my maternal grandparents, Mama and Baba. Both would use Yiddish on occasion, but not knowing...

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 LightPublished 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 LIGHTPublished 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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