Do You Remember Your Yiddish?

In Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot, two virtuosos unite for a diverse evening of music, including Yiddish folk and theater tunes. The show will have subtitles, but this fun quiz below let’s you test your Yiddish before the PBS broadcast premiere on August 28, 9 p.m.

Warm up your vocabulary by watching the full episode of Great PerformancesThe Thomashefskys: Music and Memories of a Life in the Yiddish Theater online. In this musical performance, Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony, guides you through the life of his grandparents, who were stars of the American Yiddish theater scene.