Definitions

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  • initialism Institute for Jewish Research

Etymologies

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Yiddish ייִוואָ (yivo), shortening of ייִדישער װיסנשאַפֿטלעכער אינסטיטוט (yidisher visnshaftlekher institut, "Jewish Scientific Institute")

Examples

  • Well, while perhaps not clear for general uninitiated, nevertheless, YIVO is Yiddish standard transcription. (ie YIVO%correspondent German: bay%bei, mayn%mein; but above I added apostrophe to signal syllable, ru'e, dort'n, which is not in Yivo ...)

    Mayn Ru'e Platz

  • I think calling YIVO orthography long-standing is a bit of an over-statement.

    Can You Spell C-A-T? | Jewschool

  • Dr. Paul Glasser, associate dean of the Max Weinreich Center of the YIVO Institute, very kindly helped me with Yiddish translations.

    Uprising

  • Dr. Paul Glasser, associate dean of the Max Weinreich Center of the YIVO Institute, very kindly helped me with Yiddish translations.

    Uprising

  • Sklamberg still works at YIVO, but today he is "the caretaker of the collection."

    Tom Teicholz: Celebrate a Fantastic Klezmatic Hanukkah

  • Dr. Paul Glasser, associate dean of the Max Weinreich Center of the YIVO Institute, very kindly helped me with Yiddish translations.

    Uprising

  • Dr. Paul Glasser, associate dean of the Max Weinreich Center of the YIVO Institute, very kindly helped me with Yiddish translations.

    Uprising

  • Among the respondents was Lorin Sklamberg, a Los Angeles-born, classically trained musician who had a day job at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

    Tom Teicholz: Celebrate a Fantastic Klezmatic Hanukkah

  • Although she never finished her program at Columbia University, Lucy Dawidowicz began her academic career at YIVO (after it moved to New York in 1940).

    Personal Information for Lucy Dawidowicz

  • In 1976, a year after Kalich's death, Picon sold Chez Schmendrick, giving pictures, plaques, and books to YIVO, and rented a house in Cortland.

    Jewish Women in Comedy - Molly Picon

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