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After you get past all the ads at the top, this site offers vocabulary lists in categories such as Basic Words, Numbers, Shopping/Dining, Travel, Directions, Places, Time and Dates in English to Hebrew translation.
This beginner-level site incorporates nearly 50 topics, along with over 1,700 Hebrew words and phrases. Each Hebrew word is presented as an image with vowels. Click on a word or phrase to hear it spoken in studio quality audio. Menus, transliterations and translations are in English, French, Russian and Spanish.
This is the site of an NPR documentary about the golden age of Yiddish radio (1930-1950), which depicted the daily life of Eastern European Jewish immigrants in their new homeland. The dramas, political commentary, advice shows, talent shows, and music provided entertainment and comfort. The site has photos of radio personalities, sound clips, a documentary, and an explanation of the work of Henry Sapoznik, who found and restored the disks with the programs.
Online Digital Archive of the literary journal, Yugntruf (published 1965 to 2007) preserves every issue of the Yugntruf journal (except Issue #1), sorted and searchable in Yiddish by issue number, title, author, and writing category.
More than 7,000 digitized tracks from LP and 78 r.p.m. recordings, covering more than 80 years and a vast range of material. Primarily music; some spoken-word material. Login and Flash Player required. Also: information on some performers and labels, and downloadable cover art. Florida Atlantic University Libraries.
The Nobel Prize page for Singer includes a biographical sketch, the prize presentation speech, his Nobel lecture, diploma and banquet speech, in addition to links to Singer's papers at the University of Texas and an online exhibition from the Library of America.