“kulturtuer”

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לויט די לייענערס | Readers Respond: Malka Lee

Diana Clarke

A reader writes in to tell us about her grandmother, Yiddish poet Malka Lee, and to dispel an error of identity that's been floating around the internet for years.

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Best Dressed Yiddish Women Cultural Figures

Diana Clarke

Iconic hats of Yiddish poetry, plus the labor of creating a look!

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What was the kultur-tuer?

Ross Perlin

A portrait of the kultur-tuer, Moyshe Shtarkman (1906-1975), the activist engaged in the day-to-day moments that materially and intellectually make Yiddish culture.

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Best Dressed Male Yiddish Cultural Figures

Saul Noam Zaritt

What the ascot can teach us about Yiddish cultural history.