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Zoll Zeyn

Directed by: Henryk M. Broder, Frans van der Meulen
135 Minutes, 1989

The state of Yiddish culture in Israel is examined, from socialist Bundists in Tel Aviv to the Orthodox in Jerusalem, and all the people, poets, singers, revolutionaries, journalists, and actors in between for whom Yiddish is a living language in the midst of Hebrew. The Yiddish speakers interviewed discuss their love of Yiddish language and literature and the attitude in Israel toward Yiddish. They also share stories and vignettes highlighting the incredible vitality and richness of Yiddishkeyt.