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3/14: Yente/Yenta TBE

Todah Rabah, Sheynem Dank, and Thanks Much to all the Brooklyn Khaverim who attended my Women’s History Month lecture Yente/Yenta: How a Name Became a Noun at Temple Beth Emeth. Once again, my sponsor was the TBE Sisterhood under the leadership of Sara West. Here is the write-up that appeared in the April issue of […]


AJEC “Yente”

From Yente to Yenta: How a Name became a Noun A presentation to┬áthe Adult Jewish Education Cooperative Hosted by Congregation Or Shalom of Vernon Hills (IL) Mah nish tanah ha performance ha zeh? Every time I set off to see a new production of Fiddler on the Roof, the thing I most want to know […]