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  • noun Slang A Yid.


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  • D.W. Griffith, calling her "the most interesting actress in America," tried but failed to raise money for a film for Picon, The Yiddisher Baby.

    Jewish Women in Comedy - Molly Picon

  • Leksikon fun der Yiddisher literature presse un filalogiye.

    Esther Frumkin.

  • In recognition of her outstanding ability to assist readers — whether in person, over the phone, or by mail, Abramowicz was awarded the Dr. Chaim Zhitlowsky Prize (Yiddisher Kultur Farband, 1987), the Dr. Berl Frimer Prize for Cultural Achievement (Congress for Jewish Culture, 1992), and the Leonard Wertheimer Multicultural Public Library Service Award (Public Library Association of the American Library Association, 1994).

    Dina Abramowicz.

  • D.W. Griffith, calling her “the most interesting actress in America,” tried but failed to raise money for a film for Picon, The Yiddisher Baby.

    Molly Picon.

  • In 1910 she published her work “On the Question of the Yiddisher Folkschul,” in which she dealt with issues of language instruction and other pedagogical matters relevant to this educational setting.

    Esther Frumkin.

  • (It's understandable; would you rather tell a rival you were a Crip, or a Yiddisher?)


  • In letters addressed, for example, to "The Yiddisher-Bantu Expert," she wrote to her daughter in London, "my anonymous admirer, Yok … literally bombards me with his charming postcards addressed to der Yiddisher Know-All from Houghton and advising me to go stick my long Jewish nose in the Knesset and leave nice Christian parliaments to nice Christians."

  • “You’re still that damned Irisher with the Yiddisher kopf head,” exclaimed Fox.

    Empire of Dreams

  • June 14th, 2010 at 5:01 pm ziontruth: it’s a Yiddisher kop !

    Genetic studies indicate what Jews already knew…

  • The Yiddisher Zenter (Jewish Center), the main organization of Eastern European Jews, established the Meydlheym (Young Women’s Home) to protect Jewish women from falling into bad hands.



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