Yiddish Tales (יידיש מעשה)

VARIOUS ( - ), translated by Helena FRANK (1872 - 1954)


A collection of 48 wonderful English language stories from Sholem Alechem, I. L. Perez, Shalom Asch, and others. Tales of humour and drama, tragedy and pathos set mostly in the Jewish communities of 19th-century eastern Europe, Russia, and the Ukraine. Translated from Yiddish by Helena Frank. (Summary by Adrian Praetzellis)

Proof-listening by Ans Wink, K. Fowler, & Aron Horovitz

Genre(s): Short Stories

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Preface and Acknowledgements by Helena Frank Adrian Praetzellis
00:07:26
Play 02 The Misfortune by Reuben Asher Braudes Adrian Praetzellis
00:30:52
Play 03 Earth of Palestine by Jehalel Adrian Praetzellis
00:49:57
Play 04 A Woman's Wrath by I. L. Peretz Adrian Praetzellis
00:16:30
Play 05 A Treasure by I. L. Peretz Adrian Praetzellis
00:11:53
Play 06 It Is Well by I. L. Peretz Adrian Praetzellis
00:13:09
Play 07 Whence a Proverb by I. L. Peretz Adrian Praetzellis
00:13:31
Play 08 An Original Strike by Mordechai Spektor Adrian Praetzellis
00:14:55
Play 09 A Gloomy Wedding by Mordechai Spektor Adrian Praetzellis
00:32:38
Play 10 Poverty by Mordechai Spektor Adrian Praetzellis
00:10:59
Play 11 The Clock by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem Adrian Praetzellis
00:21:48
Play 12 Fishel the Teacher by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem Adrian Praetzellis
00:36:46
Play 13 An Easy Fast by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem Adrian Praetzellis
00:21:28
Play 14 The Passover Guest by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem Adrian Praetzellis
00:17:42
Play 15 Gymnasiye by שלום עליכם Sholem Aleichem Adrian Praetzellis
00:40:16
Play 16 Sabbath by Eliezer David Rosenthal Adrian Praetzellis
00:11:52
Play 17 Yom Kippur by Eliezer David Rosenthal Adrian Praetzellis
00:43:45
Play 18 Bertzi Wasserfuhrer by Isaiah Lerner Adrian Praetzellis
00:18:16
Play 19 Ezrielk the Scribe by Isaiah Lerner Adrian Praetzellis
00:34:45
Play 20 Yitzchok Yossel Broitgerber by Isaiah Lerner Adrian Praetzellis
00:24:07
Play 21 A Livelihood by Judah Steinberg Adrian Praetzellis
00:15:29
Play 22 At the Matzos by Judah Steinberg Adrian Praetzellis
00:13:53
Play 23 Three Who Ate by David Frischmann Adrian Praetzellis
00:19:40
Play 24 Military Service by מיכה יוסף ברדיצ'בסקי Micha Josef Berdyczewski Adrian Praetzellis
00:20:52
Play 25 Forlorn and Forsaken by Isaiah Berschadski Adrian Praetzellis
00:26:17
Play 26 The Hole in a Beigel by Tashrak Adrian Praetzellis
00:06:51
Play 27 As the Years Roll On by Tashrak Adrian Praetzellis
00:10:21
Play 28 Reb Shoimeh by David Pinski Adrian Praetzellis
01:10:40
Play 29 A Picnic by S. Libin Adrian Praetzellis
00:18:01
Play 30 Manasseh by S. Libin Adrian Praetzellis
00:09:33
Play 31 Yohrzeit for Mother by S. Libin Adrian Praetzellis
00:12:02
Play 32 Slack Times They Sleep by S. Libin Adrian Praetzellis
00:10:19
Play 33 Shut In by Abraham Reisen Adrian Praetzellis
00:09:40
Play 34 The Charitable Loan by Abraham Reisen Adrian Praetzellis
00:16:02
Play 35 The Two Brothers by Abraham Reisen Adrian Praetzellis
00:15:44
Play 36 Lost His Voice by Abraham Reisen Adrian Praetzellis
00:19:00
Play 37 Late by Abraham Reisen Adrian Praetzellis
00:10:45
Play 38 The Kaddish by Abraham Reisen Adrian Praetzellis
00:11:52
Play 39 Avrahom the Orchard Keeper by Abraham Reisen Adrian Praetzellis
00:12:15
Play 40 The Rav & the Rav's Son by Hirsh David Naumberg Adrian Praetzellis
00:26:34
Play 41 Women by Meyer Blinkin Adrian Praetzellis
00:59:26
Play 42 If It Was a Dream by Löb Schapiro Adrian Praetzellis
00:21:37
Play 43 A Simple Story by Shalom Asch Adrian Praetzellis
00:26:15
Play 44 A Jewish Child by Shalom Asch Adrian Praetzellis
00:16:57
Play 45 A Scholar's Mother by Shalom Asch Adrian Praetzellis
00:31:50
Play 46 The Sinner by Shalom Asch Adrian Praetzellis
00:24:34
Play 47 Country Folk by Isaac Dov Berkowitz Adrian Praetzellis
00:45:28
Play 48 The Last of Them by Isaac Dov Berkowitz Adrian Praetzellis
00:25:41
Play 49 The Clever Rabbi by Anonymous Adrian Praetzellis
00:14:52