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The Mother Tongue Spoken Here

For a short, memorable time, a bachelor pad on the Upper West Side was home base for a young generation of Yiddishists.

Special To The Jewish Week
12/26/2012

I felt a pang of melancholy recently when I learned my friend Menachem Yankel Ejdelman was moving from his place at 101st and West End Avenue. It’s not like he’s being evicted or moving cross country (like many of the other friends I’ve met through Yiddishist circles).

Long live the mame loshen: Menachem Ejdelman in front of YIVO’s headquarters at the Center for Jewish History. michael datikash
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