The Yiddish Voice / DOS YIDISHE KOL / דאָס ייִדישע קול
On WUNR 1600 AM/Brookline, Massachusetts USA
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  • A Yiddish-language radio show serving Boston's Yiddish-speaking community.
  • A Yiddish Internet resource.
  • E-Mail: radio@yv.org
  • Twitter: @TheYiddishVoice
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  • Web: http://www.yiddishvoice.com
  • Station Mailing Address: Yiddish Voice, c/o WUNR, 60 Temple Pl Boston, MA 02111
  • Phone: (617) 730-8484 * WUNR Request Line: (617) 350-9931 (only call during the show)
Listen to our Station ID and Intro:

Intro Voice: Chasia Segal (Yiddish Voice cohost, shown in photo)
Theme Song: DEM HELFANDS TANTS from Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz.



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Sponsors: Generous support has been provided by the following organizations: Cheryl Ann's Of Brookline, The Butcherie, Bowl of Cherry Interiors and Real Estate, Israel Book Shop, BLER Travel, BBJCF (Brookline-Brighton Jewish Community Fund) of CJP, JCC Performing Arts Series, the League for Yiddish, Inc., TheWorld.com, and Cafe Eilat, Marquis Jewelers. To advertise on The Yiddish Voice, call +1-617-730-8484.
Featured External Site:

Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive, by Lewis Glinert, Cultural Director, and Alex Hartov, Technical Director, giving scholars and researchers access to many thousands of recordings of Yiddish, Klezmer, and Ashkenazi Cantorial music

Many more Yiddish links below!

Interested in Yiddish on Computers? Join the UYIP (Understanding Yiddish Information Processing) mailing list to ask questions and join in the discussion and planning. Information on using computers for Yiddish, and on subscribing to UYIP at: http://www.uyip.org


Yiddish Voice Internet Audio Service

Note: all interviews and songs here are in Yiddish unless otherwise noted.

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Recent Programs

Sholom Aleichem!

[Sholom Aleichem]

(above: the writer Sholom Aleichem)

12 Iyar 5756 / 1 May 1996 sholem aleykhem leyent for! tsum 80tn yortsayt funem grestn yidishn shrayber fun ale yidishe shraybers presentirn mir dem zeltenem rekordirtn klang funem mekhaber aleyn, forleyendik fun zayn mayses "ven ikh bin rotshild" un "a freylekher yontev", fun a disk vos er hot rekordirt in nyu york shpet in lebn, vos ligt in di arkhivn fun YIVO. oykh musik un mayses geshribn fun im oder basirt af zayn verk / In honor of the 80th year since the passing of the greatest of all Yiddish writers, we present the rare recorded sound of the author himself, reading from his stories "If I Were Rothschild [a rich man]" and "A Happy Holiday", from a record he recorded late in his life, which is now part of the YIVO Sound Archive. Also, we present music and stories written by him or based on his work.

Sholom Aleichem reads out loud!

Click on the above link to hear the voice of Sholom Aleichem reading, with an introduction by Henry Sapoznik <sapoznik@aol.com>, founder and former head of the YIVO Sound Archive, from his May, 1991, Forward Hour (Forverts Sho) radio broadcast.

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