Folksiene- National Yiddish Theater

Honoring ‘The Queen’ Of Yiddish Preservation

06/05/2012
Special To The Jewish Week
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Chana Mlotek admits that at 90 she’s a little less productive than she used to be.

“My legs don’t go as fast as they did,” she says, her eyes twinkling. “But I can still work three times a week at YIVO, I still write a column for the Forverts, and the work is always interesting.”

Chana Mlotek with sons Zalman, left, and Mark. Gillian Segal

Taking Yiddish On The Road

03/15/2011

The variety show that toured four local Jewish communities in recent weeks is “Saturday Night Live” meets “Sesame Street,” its adult and children cast members might explain.

But they’d probably explain in Yiddish.

Photo By Michael Datikash
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