Daniel Galai (Repeat); Hy Wolfe (Repeat)

Daniel Galai (Repeat); Hy Wolfe (Repeat)

Show notes

  • Daniel Galai 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. (This interview originally aired Jun 18, 2017.)

  • Hy Wolfe -- actor, singer, co-president of the Hebrew Actors' Foundation -- talks about recent developments with the organization and his vision for its future. (This interview originally aired on Aug 23, 2017.)

  • The show began with Adam Gruzman's "Israel Report", courtesy of the Forverts Sho on the web at yiddish.forward.com.

  • For Thanksgiving we played the historic "Interview with the Turkey", written and performed by the late great radio host, actor, and cantor Ben Gailing.

  • In honor of the 9 yortsayt of our friend, Mrs. Gertrude Brand, we played music by her late husband, the late great concert violinist Percy Brand, as heard on the Ben Gailing show some time in the late 1990's

  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

  • Outro instrumental music: AFN VEG SHTEYT A BOYM performed by Itzhak Perlman, Dov Seltzer, and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Air Date: Novermber 22, 2017



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