English

Children's song of cats and mice

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel Wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018
Hebrew translator: 
Shmuel Meʾir

Translation: 

Lyrics:

Once upon a time, there were a chicken and a rooster – story begins.

Once upon a time, there were a cat and a mouse – story ends.

More info: 

This children’s story was probably told when the parent had no patience to tell a long story.  

 

Tikkun leil Shavuot

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Shidduch (matchmaking)

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Kiddush (wine blessing)

                                                                                                                                

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Participants in the conversation: 
Ḥaya Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

The family's livelihood

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Proverbs

                                                                                                                                  

 

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Participants in the conversation: 
Ḥaya Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Purim

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Women in the community

                                                                                              

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Participants in the conversation: 
Ḥaya Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018

Children games in Hanukka

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018
Hebrew translator: 
Natalie Salander

Plum war

Name of speaker: 
Dr. Yosef Meʾir
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Physicist, high school principal, lecturer and researcher at higher education institutes
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
90
Year of immigration: 
1966
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Yiddish
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Yehudit Henshke, Yaʿel wecsler
Year of recording: 
2018