Oct 24, 2016
Franz Kafka’s Vagabond Stars
On February 18 1912, a Prague businessman and little-known German-language writer named Franz Kafka introduced an evening of Yiddish literary recitations in the city’s Jewish Town Hall.
Sep 29, 2016
A Yiddish Musical That Never Was
Camp Boiberik opened in the 1920s and closed in 1979, and if you will indulge a momentary digression form the topic, allow me to illustrate the importance of the camp to the subject matter
Apr 26, 2016
It was in 1910 that the Yidishes tageblatt (Jewish Daily News) observed, with some dismay, “Where other nationalities spend the bulk of their money at weddings, funerals and processions, the Jew has h