Category Archives: Yesh Yiddish

Watch “Yiddish Lesson 2. Beginners Course” on YouTube

Azoy A very good lesson. Knowing German can help and confuse as the order of verb and object differ.. Missing the humor and food words! Posted from WordPress for Android

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The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish — The JPost

http://m.jpost.com/Christian-News/The-banker-who-used-Nazis-to-help-save-Jews-469841#article=7784MEU0NjEwRTY2QTEwNzM0MDlFMTcwQzk0RTQ3RjkwNzQ= And this is what it means in Yiddish to be “a mensch”! A human being. Posted from WordPress for Android

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Watch “Yiddish vs. German: an experiment.” on YouTube

An interesting experiment. I would say the basic difference between Yiddish ,a mixture of German and Hebrew and German dialects is the need of jews to speak a language only they could understand out of fear,and Yiddish contains humorous phrases..German … Continue reading

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Watch “Nehama Hendel – Dona Dona (1965) ;נחמה הנדל: דונה דונה” on YouTube

Donna Donna Original words in Yiddish has been made famous by Joan Baez as a song of human rights. The text of a calf bound for market ,asking why it must be led for slaughter ,as it is told by … Continue reading

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Watch “Bei mir bist du schoen – Ella Fitzgerald” on YouTube

A delightful version by the queen of jazz-Ella Fitzgerald. Posted from WordPress for Android

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Watch “Bei mir bist du schejn “original” yiddish version” on YouTube

“To me you are beautiful” Original Yiddish song ,made famous by the Andrews sisters. Posted from WordPress for Android

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Watch “Yiddish Song – Belz, Mayn Shtetele Belz” on YouTube

Today i saw an orthodox jewish family at the wildlife park but i heard them speak French to rach other.. Yiddish is still spoken though most exclusively amongst orthodox jews,there is a growing interest in the language that contains warmth,humor … Continue reading

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