Avremi Zak and Iosif Lakhman Death Announcement

Jun 8, 201760 minutes

Iosif Lakhman, co-host of this Yiddish Voice radio show and podcast, died yesterday (June 6, 2017). Dovid Braun gives a short announcement of his death, which was sudden, and no funeral details were available. A Shloyshim (memorial) program is planned and will be announced in the coming weeks.

The featured interview on this show is with Avremi Zak, who worked for the Yiddish service of Kol Israel, the Israel Broadcast Authority (IBA)'s radio service, until its recent closing. We cover the closing of IBA, as well as other recent events in Israel.

Also on this week's show:

We announce sadly that Arieh London, the former host of the Yiddish service of Kol Israel, died recently. We present a short excerpt of an interview he did with the Yiddish Voice in 2010.

We play an excerpt of an interview with Hasia Segal, the late former co-host of the Yiddish Voice, which was recorded at her summer home on Cape Cod (Massachusetts) in 2008.

Air Date: June 7, 2017

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