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Dear Members and Visitors,

We are not currently fulfilling online orders, as the Yiddish Book Center has closed its building to protect visitors and staff during the COVID19 pandemic. Feel free to browse our store, but be aware that the shopping cart is disabled.

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If you have any questions, contact me at  bookstore@yiddishbookcenter.org.


A sheynem dank, and be well!

Sami Keats, Museum store Manager

Don't Ask Silly Questions by Katsha'nes

Don't Ask Silly Questions by Katsha'nes


Cockney-Yiddish music hall songs from the turn of the twentieth century: quirky, moving, edgy and comic songs that offer glimpses of an impoverished, energetic and conflicted community trying to acculturate to their new home without losing their identity.

Tracklist: 

1. Helo, helo!

2. Di brivelekh fun rusland

3. Gevalt police

4. Boer krig mit England

5. London hot zikh ibergekert

6. Freg keyn katshanes

7. Yeder sadie iz a leydi

8. London bay nakht

9. Lambeth Walk

10. Ikh zukh a dzhob

11. Slek taym

12. Azoy geyt dos gelt avek

13. Vos geyst nisht aheym sore-gitl?

14. Mazl

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