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Above the road stands a tree

Such a beautiful lullaby… We sang it in class today. And the animation is just hilarious! By Itzik Manger Above the road stands a tree, he stands there bent down, all the birds have flied away. Three to the west, … Continue reading

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Undzer nigundl – our little tune

What is as sad as a Yiddish song. And what can make you as freylach – merry. If this song from some reason doesn’t appeal to you, you can always contemplate how on earth it is possible to sing such … Continue reading

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Beatles in Yiddish! Ganz foygldik!

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Oyfn pripetshik – At the fireplace

One of the most well-known and popular Yiddish songs is “Oyfn pripetshik”, or “At the fireplace”,written by Mark Warshawsky (1848-1907). Certainly popular before the War, but also after. It was for instance included in Schindler’s List. The topic is learning. … Continue reading

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