Friday, September 12, 2014

Residents of Los Angeles Jewish Home Demystify the Yiddish Language


The Los Angeles Jewish Home has been a great source for Jewish Humor Central over the last few years. We've shared a couple of their love stories on Valentines Days, advice from Yiddishe mamas on Mother's Day, and a series of jokes at other times.

Yesterday the Jewish Home released a new video called Yiddish - Part One (the second part will be released later this month) in which some of the residents laugh as they discuss the meanings of popular Yiddish words and expressions. They include mensch, zaftig, schmuck, plotz, schvitz, tuchus, and geshmak.

Enjoy, and Shabbat shalom!

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