Tag: yiddish postcards

  • Decoding Yiddish Postcards

    Decoding Yiddish Postcards


    Postcards with captions, quips, and well-wishes, expressed in the Yiddish language, were mailed to friends and family just to stay connected. However, for the many who cannot read or understand the language they remain unexplained. Hy Mariampolski, a new Postcard History contributor, has deciphered the enigma.

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Past Article

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Conceived by the creators of the Luna Park amusement area at Coney Island, and constructed in 1905, the Hippodrome Theatre for a time was the largest and most successful theater in New York.

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