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Yom Hautzmaut - 5 Iyar

Every year on the fifth of Iyyar, Israel celebrates Israeli Independence Day to commemorate the founding of the state of Israel in 1948. All over Israel there are parties and parades, and in the...

Shavuot - 6 Sivan

Shavuot has several names: Chag HaShavuot (the Festival of Weeks); Chag HaKatzir (the Festival of the Harvest); Yom HaBikurim (the Day of First Fruits); and Chag Mattan Torah (the Holiday of the Giving of...

Sukkot - 15 Tishrei

The Festival of Booths The Holiday of Sukkot (usually translated as Tabernacles or the Festival of Booths) commemorates the Israelites' wanderings in the desert following their Exodus from Egypt, during which time they lived...

Tu B'Shevat - 15 Shevat

Introduction On Tu B'Shevat we celebrate a New Year for the Trees, rejoicing in the fruit of the tree and the fruit of the vine, celebrating the splendid, abundant gifts of the natural world...

Yiddish, an Introduction to Language Literature and Culture

The Yiddish courseware designed by Sheva Zucker is a great tool for High school and college students as well as self-learners interested in Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture. Mrs. Zucker has been a Yiddish teacher...

Pesach (Passover) - 15 Nisan

"In the past our ancestors were worshippers of idols, but G-d has since brought us near to serve him." "We were slaves unto Pharaoh in Egypt, and the Lord our G-d brought us out...

The Salonica Petition Was a Success!!

Huge achievement for Haim Vidal Sephia and the World Sephardic Community! Finally, Ladino will be added to Aushwitz' plates. Up to now, both Ladino and Yiddish have been excluded from the Aushwitz memorial due to...

The Marriage of Eva Braun: The Prequel

A Book Review of: EVA'S COUSIN By Sibylle Knauss. 336 pp. New York: Ballantine Books. $24.95. Gertrude Weisker was just 20 in the summer of 1944 when she was summoned to Hitler's Bavarian mountain retreat by her cousin, Eva...

Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage - (Studies in Theatre History and Culture)

Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage (Studies in Theatre History and Culture) by: Joel Berkowitz May, 2002 Amazon.com's Price: $32.95 Amazon.com prices subject to change. Concluding his study of Shakespeare in Yiddish on...