Monthly Archives: April 2012

Di velt fun yidish: Audio Stories

This excellent site, part of Haifa University’s  site di velt fun yidish contains some 35 recitations of short stories by such classic Yiddish writers as Sholem-Aleikhem (shown in picture), Peretz, Moykher-Sforim, Bergelson, Ash and so on. It also has full texts of the stories downloadable in PDF in the original Yiddish so you can listen whilst you read to help you with your pronunciation. All stories read by Sara Blacher-Retter, in beautiful litvish Yiddish (Yiddish from Lithuania).

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Yiddish-language podcasts (SBS Australia)

This site contains podcasts for the Australian Special Broadcasting Service (Public TV). Podcasts feature latest news and current affairs, cultural, traditional, Shoah, historical, entertainment, comedy, theatre and community segments, as well as interviews with local and overseas guests.

פּאָדקאָסטס אַנטהאַלטן נײַעסן און לויפֿיקע ידיעות, קולטורעלע, טראַדיציאָנעלע, חורבן, היסטאָרישע, פֿאַרוויילערישע, קאָמעדיע, טעאַטער און קהלישע אויסצוגן פֿון פּראָגאַמען ווי אויך געשפּרעכן מיט געסט פֿון הי און אין אויסלאַנד.

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Anthology of Yiddish Poetry of Poland between the two World Wars (1918 – 1939)

אַנטאָלאָגיע פון דער ײִדישער פּאָעזיע אין פּוילן צווישן ביידע וועלט מלחמות

This site (construction ongoing) presents a fresh selection of the best Yiddish poetry of Poland during the golden period between the two world wars, together with translations into English, French, Polish and Hebrew, and Yiddish sound files: most poems are recorded by native Yiddish speakers.

Based in Melbourne Australia, the site uses the services of Yiddish poetry readers and translators worldwide. Read more.

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