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Non-Print Resources on
Yiddish Literature and Culture

 

Feature Films and Yiddish Shorts
(all with English subtitles)

American Matchmaker USA 1940
A Cantor On Trial USA 1931
Cantor's Son (Dem khazns zundl) USA 1937
Catskill Honeymoon USA 1949
Children Must Laugh Poland 1935
Divan USA 2003
Dybbuk Poland 1937
Feast of Passover USA 1931
Gesheft USA 2005
God, Man and Devil USA 1949
Green Fields USA 1937
His Wife’s Lover USA 1931
I Want to Be a Boarder USA 1937
The Jester/Purimspieler USA 1937
Jewish Luck USSR 1925
Jolly Pauper Poland 1937
Laughter through Tears USSR 1928
A Letter to Mother Poland 1939
Light Ahead (Fishke der krumer) USA 1939
The Living Orphan USA 1937
Long is the Road Germany 1948
Love and Sacrifice USA 1936
Mamele Poland 1938
Man Without a World USA 1991
Mirele Efros USA 1939
East and West (Ost und vest; Mizreh un mayriv) Austria 1923
Motl the Operator USA 1939
Mothers of Today USA 1939
Our Children Poland 1948
Overture to Glory USA 1940
Singing Blacksmith (Yankl der shmid) USA 1938
Tevye/Tevya USA 1939
Two Sisters USA 1938
Uncle Moses USA 1932
A Vilna Legend (Dem rebens koyekh) USA 1933
The Vow 1937
Where is My Child USA 1932
Without a Home (On a heym) Poland 1939
Yidl with his Fiddle, Poland 1936
Yizkor, Austria 1924

Documentaries on or about Yiddish Culture
(with English subtitles or in English)

Almonds and Raisins: A History of the Yiddish Cinema 1988
Bridge of Light: Yiddish Films Between Two Worlds
A Day in Warsaw 1938
Daughter of Vilna: The Life in Song of Masha Roskies 1999
Image Before My Eyes
In Search of Happiness 2007
Jewish Life in Bialystok 1939
Jewish Life in Kracow 1939
Jewish Life in Lwow 1939
Jewish Life in Vilna 1939
L'Chayim, Comrade Stalin 2002
Partisans of Vilna 1985
Too Early to be Quiet, Too Late to Sing 1995
The World Was Ours: The Jewish Legacy of Vilna 2006
The Yiddish Cinema 1991
Yiddish: The Mame Loshn 1980
Yosl Cutler and His Puppets 1935
Zol zeyn (Yiddish in Israel) 1989

From the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books
(all in Yiddish, CD-audio)

Sholem Aleichem, Tevye der milkhiger
Sholem Asch, Peterburg
Rokhl Auerbach, Af dif elder fun treblinke
David Bergelson, Arum vokzal
Mendele Mokher Sforim, Di kliatshe
Y.L. Peretz, Folkstimlekhe geshikhtn
Y.L. Peretz, Hasidish
Isaac Bashevis Singer, Gimpl tam un ander dertseylungen
Israel Joshua Singer, Dertseylungen
Israel Joshua Singer, Di brider Ashkenazi
Isaac Meir Weissenberg, A shtetl

Audio Recordings in Yiddish (CD)

Golden Peacock: The Voice of the Yiddish Writer, Sheva Zucker
Taibele and Her Demon and Other Selections from Yiddish Literature, David Rogow
Readings in Yiddish: Yaakov Einstein
Yosef Buloff on Stage
Chansons yiddish: tendresses et rage