‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish makes a match

Life imitates art, actors playing young couple in Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof get engaged.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/23/2019, 7:18 AM

NYC council member wants Yiddish taught in public school

City council member proposes dual-language Yiddish-English program at a NYC public school - the first of its kind in the US.Marcy Oster, JTA, 4/16/2019, 9:03 AM

Haredi school in UK rated 'inadequate' for teaching in Yiddish

Jewish private school for boys near Manchester rated inadequate by Britain’s education watchdog, citing how pupils not taught in English.JTA, 11/21/2018, 7:03 PM

'New Testament' - in Yiddish?

Christian book translated into Yiddish found distributed along street in Jerusalem's 'Mea Shearim' haredi neighborhood.Haim Lev, 6/3/2018, 2:46 PM

95-year-old Holocaust survivor teaches Yiddish at a camp

At this Jewish camp, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor teaches kids both Yiddish and Jewish history.JTA, 2/3/2018, 10:37 PM

Grave of influential Yiddish writer discovered at former gulag

Pinchus Kahanovich, Jewish writer and anti-fascist resistance fighter, perished in Soviet camp for political prisoners.JTA, 8/30/2017, 6:32 PM

Yiddish-Cuban opera to premiere in Havana

Opera based on 86-year-old Yiddish poem will have its premiere in Havana next month.JTA, 2/24/2017, 3:28 AM

Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Talk in Yiddish, not Hebrew

In gathering, head of Vizhnitzer dynasty calls upon followers to give up cell phones - even Kosher ones - and speak in Yiddish.Michal Levy, 10/25/2016, 11:40 AM

NYC makes voting forms available in Yiddish

New York City Board of Elections makes voting registration forms available in Yiddish.JTA, 9/20/2016, 4:19 AM

Veteran actor Fyvush Finkel dies at 93

Fyvush Finkel, an Emmy Award-winning actor who began his career performing in the Yiddish theater, has died at 93.JTA, 8/16/2016, 5:31 AM

The Yiddish words I missed after my mother died

Language as an expression of love.Belinda Brock, 5/26/2016, 2:10 AM

Why scientists are fighting about Yiddish

Science has finally provided evidence that Yoda is a Jew — or at least he speaks like one.Cnaan Liphshiz, 5/26/2016, 1:01 AM

Shalom Aleichem comes to 2016 Tel Aviv

Arutz Sheva attends Tel Aviv Festival held in the writer's memory and watches the 1939 Yiddish film Tevye. No fiddlers on the roof.Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/20/2016, 9:59 AM

Yiddish speakers say 'Gevalt' over Trump's comment

Trump's comments about Hillary Clinton being "schlonged" by Obama not welcomed by participants at New York Yiddish festival.Elad Benari, 12/27/2015, 5:36 AM

Video Campaign Target Yiddish Hareidi Aliyah

YouTube campaign by World Mizrachi movement, initiated by Jeremy Gimpel, calls on hareidi to immigrate to Israel - in Yiddish.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 9:55 PM

The Yiddish Language Alive in... Japan

A Japanese linguist, who compiled the world's first Yiddish-Japanese dictionary, proves one doesn't have to be Jewish to love Yiddish. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/17/2012, 12:22 PM