Daniel Galai: Israel's Cancellation of Daily Yiddish Radio Broadcast

Jun 18, 201760 minutes

Daniel Galay wrote about the sorry recent demise of the daily Yiddish-language broadcast in Israel in his recent article in the Yiddish Forward (Forverts), titled (in translation) "Troubling Fate For Israeli Yiddish Radio". The article is here:


We reached Daniel Galay by phone in Israel. Daniel Galay is Chairman of Leyvik House (http://www.leyvik.org.il/), the Association of Yiddish Writers and Journalists in Israel, as well as a composer and pianist.

Also on this week's show:

We continue with 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.

We also continue with an excerpt of an interview with Arieh London that we first aired in 2010, the late former host of Kol Israel (Israel state radio), who recently passed away. Article in Forverts: http://yiddish.forward.com/articles/204381/lively-yiddish-radio-host-arie-london-has-died/

Air Date: June 14, 2017

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