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Yiddish language

(Encyclopedia) Yiddish language yĭd´ĭsh [key], a member of the West Germanic group of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Germanic languages…

Singer, Isaac Bashevis

(Encyclopedia) Singer, Isaac Bashevis bäshĕv´ĭs [key], 1904–91, American novelist and short-story writer in the Yiddish language, younger brother of I. J. Singer , b. Leoncin,…

Branches of Judaism

Jewish traditions from Ashkenazic to Zionist by David Johnson Judaism Links Jewish Holidays Conservative East Asian Ethiopian Hasidic Israeli Holidays…

Hanukkah

The Festival of Lights Hannukah Dates (from sundown to sundown of the following dates) 2016 Dec. 24-Jan. 1 2017 Dec. 12-Dec. 20 2018 Dec. 2-Dec. 10 2019 Dec. 22-Dec…

Yiddish Glossary

From my bashert to my zaide by Erin Teare Related Links Judaism PrimerEncyclopedia: YiddishBranches of JudaismAn amalgam of medieval German dialects, Yiddish was first used in the Jewish…

Judaism Primer

Holidays, history, beliefs, culture, and more compiled by Amanda Kudler and Erin Teare Jewish Holidays The Jewish Calendar Jewish Holiday Dates Hanukkah Passover Purim…