Yiddish language
Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, literally "Jewish") is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews. It originated during the 9th century in Central Europe, providing the pre-existing ...
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Jewish Autonomous Oblast
The Jewish Autonomous Oblast (Russian: Евре́йская автоно́мная о́бласть, Yevreyskaya avtonomnaya oblast; Yiddish: ייִדישע אווטאָנאָמע געגנט, yidishe avtonome gegnt) is a federal subject of Russ...
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Birobidzhan
Birobidzhan (Russian: Биробиджан; [bʲɪrəbʲɪˈdʐan]; Yiddish: ביראָבידזשאַן) is a town and the administrative center of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Russia, located on the Trans-Siberian Railwa...
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Jews and Judaism in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast
The history of the Jews in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast (JAO), Russia, began with the early settlements of 1928.Yiddish, along with Russian, are the two official languages in the JAO.
In May 1928 ...
Yiddish literature
Yiddish literature encompasses all belles lettres written in Yiddish, the language of Ashkenazic Jewry which is related to Middle High German. The history of Yiddish, with its roots in central Europe ...
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Yiddishkeit
Yiddishkeit (Yiddish: ייִדישקייט — yidishkeyt using the YIVO transliteration rules, yidishkayt in quasi-phonetic transcription) literally means "Jewishness", i. e. "a Jewish way of life", in the ...
Yugntruf
Yugntruf (in Yiddish: יוגנטרוף), or "Youth for Yiddish" is an organization of young Yiddish-speaking adults that is dedicated to the spread of the Yiddish language through various programs and events....
Nahshon
Nahshon (Hebrew: נַחְשׁוֹן Naḥšōn) was a prominent leader of the ancient Israelites during the The Exodus. He was, according to the Book of Exodus, the son of Amminadab; descendant in the fifth gener...
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Saperstein
Saperstein is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Tkhine
Tkhines (תחנות Yiddish [tˈxɪnəs] for "prayers" or "supplications", from Hebrew תְּחִנּוֹת təħinnōth) were Yiddish-language prayer books, first compiled in the 17th century, for use by Ashkenazic Jewis...
Milgram
Milgram is a surname derived from the Yiddish word for pomegranate (מילגרוים, Milgroim) and may refer to:
James Cagney
James Francis Cagney, Jr. (July 17, 1899 – March 30, 1986) was an American actor and dancer, both on stage and in film, though he had his greatest impact in film. Known for his consiste...
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Yiddish music
Klezmer (Yiddish: כליזמר or קלעזמער (klezmer), pl.: כליזמרים (klezmorim), כליזמר from Hebrew: כלי זמר‎ — instruments of music) is a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe...
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Brownstein
Brownstein is a surname of mixed origin. The name is composed of the English word "brown" and the German word "stein" (meaning "stone"). Notable people with the surname include:
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The Joys of Yiddish
The Joys of Yiddish is a book containing the lexicon of common words and phrases in the Yiddish language, primarily focusing on those words that had become known to speakers of American English due to...
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Mordkhe Veynger
Mordkhe Veynger (1890–1929) was a Soviet-Jewish linguist.
Born in Poltava, Ukraine, he moved to Warsaw. He studied Germanic philology at the University of Warsaw.After World War I he established a...
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Ruth Wisse
Ruth R. Wisse (pronounced "wise"; born May 13, 1936) is the Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University.She is the sister of David Roski...
Shm-reduplication
Shm-reduplication is a form of reduplication in which the original word or its first syllable (the base) is repeated with the copy (the reduplicant) beginning with shm- (sometimes schm-), pronounced /...
Yiddish theatre
Yiddish theatre consists of plays written and performed primarily by Jews in Yiddish, the language of the Central European Ashkenazi Jewish community. The range of Yiddish theatre is broad: operetta, ...
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List of English words of Yiddish origin
This is a list of words that have entered the English language from the Yiddish language, many of them by way of American English. There are differing approaches to the romanisation of Yiddish orthogr...
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