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Does it Really Sound Better in Yiddish?

“Well, It sounds better in Yiddish” is the old age excuse for failed humor – but what about some all-time music classics? Can they possibly sound better in Yiddish? We picked up some good examples, for you to judge!   The Beatles – A Hard Day’s Night Justin Bieber – Love yourself Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah […]

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Bastille Day: Jewish France in Light and Shadow

Concerning both Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews, at the center of major historical developments, the Jewish history of France is as diverse as the French nation. It spans from the enlightened to the cruel, from the progressive to the tragic. Here are some defining moments in French-Jewish history. Happy Bastille Day to all! 1. ‎1040-1105 – […]

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4th of July! The Most Historical Early Synagogues in the United States

The Most Historical Early Synagogues in the United States The United States is by far the most important Jewish diaspora of modern times.  The great immigration from Eastern Europe in the late 19th century was in retrospect critical to the survival of the Jewish people. Nicknaming their new country “The Golden Medina”, Jews flourished in […]