What's your favorite Yiddish word?


Ever wondered who all these young students of Yiddish are?  In this video, meet Steiner Summer Program students as they describe their favorite Yiddish words. 

Zikher, Ongepatsht, Umbakvem-- see how much fun oral history can be, and you might learn some Yiddish while you're at it! 

  • To see more favorite Yiddish words, phrases and songs click here.

Un vos iz ayer balibste yidish-vort?  ...and what is YOUR favorite Yiddish word?  Leave a comment and tell us why!



  • For more information on the Wexler Oral History Project, click here.
  • To see more clips, click here.
  • To see full interviews, go to http://www.archive.org/details/ybcvideos.
  • For more information on the Steiner summer program or to apply by February 1 for the 2011 session, click here.


Christa Whitney January 10, 2011