Best of Yom Ha'atzmaut, with Felsenbaum, Zak, Bryks-Klein, Portnoy, London, Cycowics, Galai

May 9, 201960 minutes

  • אַ פֿריילעכן יום העצמאות (Happy Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day))!
  • We re-air some more or less recently aired interviews with Israelis in honor of Yom Ha'atzmaut:
    • Michael Felsenbaum and Avremi Zak discuss latest Israeli news, and Bella Bryks-Klein and Avremi Zak discuss upcoming Yiddish events in Israel. Previously broadcast, May 5 2019, by Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation's Kann Yiddish, archived here: and here:
    • Pesye Portnoy, interviewed by Arieh London ז״ל, originally aired on Kol Israel Radio, Yiddish Service, in Jan 2008.
    • Gitu Cycowics (nee Friedman), an Israeli, a resident of Jerusalem, from Carpathian Czechoslovakia and an Auschwitz survivor, discusses her joy around the 70th Yom Haatsmaut. Originally aired on the Yiddish Voice Apr 24 2018.
    • Daniel Galai, the composer, Yiddish activist, and head of Leyvik Hoyz in Tel Aviv, discusses concerns about Yiddish in Israel, and especially Yiddish on Israeli radio. Originally aired on the Yiddish Voice June 14 2017.
    • Israel Songs:
    • Barry Sisters: Exodus
    • Dovid Esheth: Yerusholayim, Shtot fun Gold (music Naomi Shemer, origin Hebrew lyrics Naomi Shemer, Yiddish translation Leyb Olitski)
    • Sholom Katz: Shalom Shalom Yisroyl
    • Dovid Esheth: Yerusholayim Shel Barzel (music Naomi Shemer, lyrics Meir Ariel)
  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

Air date: May 8, 2019

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