Di luft iz fray far yedn glaykh, di zun zi shaynt far yedn eynem orem oder raykh. Yidl mitn fidl part 2 yiddle with his fiddle 1936 yiddish film duration. The song was a hit, and the next year, calloway was back in the studio cutting abi gezunt if youve got your health, you can be happy, a song by fellow jivetalk philologist henry nemo, with a lyric that blended yiddish and jivetalk jargon. Shulem lemmer has been reviving and revitalizing ageold yiddish classics. A bisl zun a bisl regn, a ruik ort dem kop tsu leygn, abi gezunt, ken men gliklekh zayn. The biggest and silliest collection of classic jewish jokes kindle edition by arnold fine, zalman. The biggest and silliest collection of sidesplitting classic jewish jokes. Zekes fellowship responsibilities include cataloguing the collection, and in the process of his work hes uncovered some interesting finds, including two of his favoritessheet music of abi gezunt, from the film mamele starring molly picon, and a piece from the. Yiddish is spoken as a daily language in some parts of america, mostly in new york city, and in some parts of europe, particularly eastern europe, and south america, as well as in israel. This book consists of a series of investigations into the cultural and behavioral patterns of east european immigrant jews known to promote health and prevent disease beginning in the late 19th and into the 20th centuries. Drawing on data pointing to health as an economic commodity, leading to. The decade of discovery is a new initiative of the yiddish book center designed to foster a deeper understanding of yiddish and modern jewish culture. Developed out of hebrew and german, yiddish became. The laughter will never stop with this once in a lifetime collection of the side splitting family friendly humor, from the brilliant humorist arnold fine of the jewish press.
Di luft iz fray, far yedn glaykh, di zun zi sheynt far yedn eynem orem oder raykh. Learn the definition of the yiddish word abi gezunt as well as the proper way to pronounce abi gezunt, from a real bubbe. Abi gezunt 1938 molly picon, in the midst of shabbes shabbos preparations, sings abi gezunt so long as youre healthy in the prewar yiddish film, mamele 1938. It played on an expression made famous in an earlier song by yiddish theatre doyen molly. Abi gezunt shulem lemmer with the yochi briskman klezmer band zilber shtern paula teitelbaum. A bisl zun, a bisl regn, a ruik ort dem kop tzu legn, abi gezunt, ken men glik lekh zayn. In this video he performs a beautiful rendition of abi gezunt as long as your. On the yiddish segment, rochelle zucker introduces you to eleonore biezunski, a singer, violinist and yiddish music researcher who was born in paris. This book consists of a series of investigations into the cultural and behavioral patterns of east european immigrant jews known to promote health and prevent. Arnies classic jewish jokes, oneliners, and humorous observations will leave you and everyone else rolling on the floor.
Yiddish is unparalleled as a darkly comic language of complaint, a way to look on the dark side of life and laugh at it. Hebrew songs transliterated and translated into english as well as spanish, italian, portuguese and other languages, by volunteers worldwide. It is slightly higher than standard german, with a large admixture of words of hebrew, slavic, or other origin. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Lyrics for abi gezunt by the barry sisters a bisl zun, a bisl regn, a ruig ort dem kop tzu legn, abi gezunt ken men gliklakh zayn. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading abi gezunt. Bay a glezele mashke klezmer band folio, yale klezmer band. Yiddish slang and idioms international yiddish center. The laughter will never stop with this onceinalifetime collection of sidesplitting familyfriendly humor, from the brilliant humorist arnold fine of the jewish press. Yiddish words and expressions widely used in american culture. As yiddish is roughly 75% germanic in origin, german speakers can understand a large part of it. There are some yiddish words used in english language context. The biggest and silliest collection of classic jewish jokes kindle edition by fine, arnold, goldstein, zalman.
See all 3 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Maxwell streets second recording includes yiddish favorites such as abi gezunt. Made in poland, as were a number of americanproduced yiddish films during the 1930s this one less than a year before the german invasion, it starred the inimitable molly picon 18981992, probably second avenues. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Thicker than some of the other books in this series, dirty yiddish goes out of its way to teach what might be considered polite yiddish.
A shukh, a zok, a kleyd on lates, in keshene a dray, fir zlotes, abi gezunt, ken men glik lekh zayn. Abi gezunt for voice and other instruments fake book, intermediate voice sheet music. View of the entrance to the 2nd avenue theatre where the marquee advertises, in both english and yiddish, abi gezunt you should only be well. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Velvel pasternak, musicologist and major publisher of jewish music, talks about jewish music. A shukh, a zok, a kleyd on lates, in keshene dray fir zlotes, abi gezunt, ken men gliklekh zayn. Translated it means roughly, stay healthy, because you can kill yourself later. Made in poland, as were a number of americanproduced yiddish films during the 1930s this one less than a year before the german invasion, it starred the inimitable molly picon 1898. The laughter will never stop with this onceinalifetime collection of the sidesplitting familyfriendly humor from the brilliant humorist, arnold fine. Im chu the flu im heard the jerk im falop the hop im diz the wiz now you guys can be who you wanna be im the cat thats in the know im hink the.
Includes an high quality pdf file to download instantly. Includes over 340 classic jewish jokes, oneliners, and humorous observations that will leave you rolling on the floor. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Enjoy hundreds of alltimefavorite jokes straight from the archives of the jewish press. Zeke levine takes the shmooze into the yiddish book centers vault to explore the centers yiddish sheet music collection. Zeke levine takes the shmooze into the yiddish book centers vault to. New york sounds of yiddish theater brings toe tapping, tear jerking poetry back to life in an exciting mix of lesser known yiddish operetta, folk, and theater favorites.
The funniest jewish joke book ever the laughter will never stop with this onceina. And signs off, rather perplexingly, with, abi gezunt. Over 340 of arnies classic jewish jokes, oneliners, and humorous observations will leave youand everyone elserolling on the floor. Many of the great jewish composers abraham goldfaden, mark warshawsky, joseph rumshinsky, alexan. You wont get verb conjugations, and its hard to draw the line between slang and nonslang, because there is no real standardization of the language, for one, and for another, yiddish is so goshdurned earthy. Beginning with the centers 40th anniversary in 2020, and continuing for each of the next ten years, the center will select an annual theme. Mayn yiddishe velt by heather lauren klein yiddish book. Cab calloway abi gezunt a bee gezindt lyrics genius. Over 340 of arnies classic jewish jokes, one liners, and humorous observations will leave you and everyone else rolling on the f. A bisl freyd, a bisl lakhn, a mol mit fraynt a shnepsl makhn, abi.
Yiddish book centers wexler oral history project interview with velvel pasternak. Rozovsky 194320 was a lawyer, author, educator, health. The laughter will never stop with this onceinalifetime collection of the sidesplitting familyfriendly. It should come as no surprise that the phrase abi gezunt is so popular. In 1930s new york, no cat was more of a hepster than cab calloway. Afh yenems tukhes is gut sepatchen someone elses ass is easy to smack. Molly picon from the film mamele a bit of sun, a bit of rain, a peaceful place to lay your head so long as youre healthy, you can be happy. A century of yiddish in america, by sol steinmetz tuscaloosa, 1986. What concerns abi or rather aby its an ukrainizm or rusizm meaning, in this case, both a wish of good health and a melancholic truism, something like all is well if your health is well.
Piano accompaniment by various arrangers this is the first issue of a broadbased and definitive collection of popular jewish and classic yiddish theater songs with piano accompaniment. For example, a secular english book but a holy hebrew sefer. You can purchase our albums andor our book from paypal with the links. Abi gezunt by jacob jay lindenthal overdrive rakuten. The son of a lawyer father and a churchorganist mother, calloway met louis armstrong while at chicago s crane college. A bisl freyd, a bisl lakhn, amol mit fraynt a shnepzl makhn, abi gezunt. You know more yiddish than you think jewish currents. Definitions as long as youre healthy you can be happy. The jewish radio hour winnipeg, winnipeg, manitoba. A shukh a zok a kleyd on lates, in keshene a drei fir zlotes, abi gezunt. Velvel pasternak was interviewed by hankus netsky on august 15, 2011 at his home in new york. The yiddish word abi gezunt is defined as as long as youre healthy. Am yisrael chai carlebach am yisrael chai rockoff araber tants. Now the joseph jacobs organization has been, as the booklet indicates, a public relations and marketing counsel to manufacturers and advertising agencies since 1919.939 160 982 1196 412 877 1549 536 1485 429 4 976 594 1432 266 515 729 106 1161 679 217 986 452 494 1332 1249 334 1426 595 909 460 781 1288 122 562 185 406 413 64 1406 119 801 1286 1398 230 811 702 664