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An antique Yiddish typewriter is donated to the Authority And what happens when a typewriter meets a classical orchestra? Classical music at its...
Notable Yiddish cultural figures born in April Max Weinreich (born April 22, 1894 in Goldingen, now Kuldiga, Latvia and died January 29,...
A wreath from the Authority on Holocaust Remembrance Day A representative of the National Authority for Yiddish Culture laid a memorial wreath at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem...
Notable Yiddish cultural figures born in March Shalom Aleichem (born as Sholem Yakov Rabinovich March 2, 1859, in Pereyaslav, now Ukraine, and died...
Tel Aviv paper publishes an article about a book by Kadia Molodowsky On April 3, 2020 the Tel Aviv "Haaretz" newspaper published an article about a book...
Coronavirus glossary from the Yiddish League coronavirus pandemic די קאָראָ֜נאַ־ווי֜רוס־פּאַנדעמיע [DI KORÓNA-VÍRUS-PANDÉMYE]containment zone די אײַ֜נהאַלט־<אײַ֜נצאַם־>זאָ֜נע, ־ס[DI ÁYNHALT-<ÁYNTSAM->ZÓNE, -S] cordon off אָ֜פּקאָרדאָני֜רן;...
Our events canceled due to epidemic  Because of the Corona epidemic, all our events are canceled or postponed till the dates...
Update on Yiddish academic studies in Toronto The University of Toronto, Canada offers undergraduate, M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Yiddish language, literature...
April 5: Chen Lachs to sing in Rechovot On Sunday, April 5, 2020, the singer Chen Lachs will perform in Yiddish at the...
March 31: Chaya Livni to play violin in Rishon LeZion On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, violinist Chaya Livni will perform at the Amcha club in Rishon LeZion,...
March 28: Concert by Anatoly Lein in Elkana On Saturday, March 28, 2020, the singer Anatoly Lein will perform at the Yiddish club...
June 23: Concert of Nechama Lifshitz's students in Tel Aviv On Tuesday, June 23, 2020 (mind the changed date) students of the Yiddish artistic singing workshop,...
March 12: sing-along with Shmulik Nadel in Tel Aviv On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, the singer Shmulik Nadel will conduct a aing-along session at...

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coronavirus pandemic די קאָראָ֜נאַ־ווי֜רוס־פּאַנדעמיע [DI KORÓNA-VÍRUS-PANDÉMYE]

containment zone די אײַ֜נהאַלט־<אײַ֜נצאַם־>זאָ֜נע, ־ס
[DI ÁYNHALT-<ÁYNTSAM->ZÓNE, -S]

cordon off אָ֜פּקאָרדאָני֜רן; אײַ֜נקאָרדאָני֜רן; שאַפֿן אַ קאָרדאָ֜ן אַרו֜ם
[ÓPKORDONÍRN; ÁYNKORDONÍRN; ShAFN A KORDÓN ARÚM]

deploy the National Guard צעשטע֜לן <פֿונאַ֜נדערשטעלן> די לאַ֜נדוואַך
[TSEShTÉLN <FUNÁNDERShTELN> DI LÁNDVAKh]

in isolation אָ֜פּגעזונדערט; איזאָלי֜רט
[ÓPGEZUNDERT; IZOLÍRT]

lock down פֿאַרשפּאַ֜רן
[FARShPÁRN]

the lockdown דאָס פֿאַרשפּאַ֜רן; די פֿאַרשפּאַ֜רונג
[DOS FARShPÁRN; DI FARShPÁRUNG]

be in lockdown זײַן פֿאַרשפּאַ֜רט
[ZAYN FARShPÁRT]

mode of transmission דער אי֜בערטראָג־מאָ֜דוס, ־ן
[DER ÍBERTROG-MÓDUS, -N]

practice self-isolation <זיך אַליי֜ן אָ֜פּזונדערן <איזאָלי֜רן
[ZIKh ALÉYN ÓPZUNDERN <IZOLÍRN>]

practice social distancing האַלטן זיך פֿון דער ווײַטנס; אָ֜פּהאַלטן <דערווײַ֜טערן> זיך פֿון אַ֜נדערע
[HALTN ZIKh FUN DER VAYTNS; ÓPHALTN <DERVÁYTERN> ZIKh FUN ÁNDERE]

stock up on essentials אָ֜נגרייטן ‹פֿאַרגריי֜טן/זאַפּאַ֜֜סעווע|ן› פֿו֜נעם סאַ֜מע ניי֜טיקסטן
[ÓNGREYTN <FARGRÉYTN/ZAPÁSEVE|N> FÚNEM SÁME NÉYTIKSTN]

transmission of the virus דאָס אי֜בערטראָגן דעם ווי֜רוס
[DOS ÍBERTROGN DEM VÍRUS]

test kit דאָס טעסטי֜ר־געצײַ֜ג
[DOS TESTÍR-GETSÁYG]

have test negative האָבן נעגאַטי֜ווע (טע֜סט־)⁠רעזולטאַ֜טן
[HOBN NEGATÍVE (TÉST-)REZULTÁTN]

have test positive האָבן פּאָזיטי֜װע (טע֜סט־)⁠רעזולטאַ֜טן
[HOBN POZITÍVE (TÉST-)REZULTÁTN]

false positive דער פֿאַ֜לשער פּאָזיטי֜װער (טע֜סט־)⁠רעזולטאַ֜ט
[DER FÁLShER POZITÍVER (TÉST-)REZULTÁT]

Several states recommended that people practice social distancing.
ע֜טלעכע שטאַטן זע֜נען אַרוי֜ס מיט אַ רעקאָמענדאַ֜ציע אַז מע זאָל זיך אָ֜פּהאַלטן <דערווײַ֜טערן> איינס פֿו֜נעם אַ֜נדערן.
[ÉTLEKhE ShTATN ZÉNEN ARÓYS MIT A REKOMENDÁTSYE AZ ME ZOL ZIKh ÓPHALTN <DERVÁYTERN> EYNS FÚNEM ÁNDERN]

“Flattening the curve” refers to the need to slow transmission of the Coronavirus.
„אויספּלאַטשיקן די קרומע“ הייסט, אַז מע דאַרף פֿאַרפּאַמעלעכן דאָס איבערגעבן דעם ווירוס.

[“ÓYSPLATShIKN DI KRÚME” HEYST, AZ ME DARF FARPAMÉLEKhN DOS ÍBERGEBN DEM VÍRUS]

Anyone who has had contact with someone who tested positive should self-isolate.
װע֜ר סע האָט נאָר געהאַ֜ט קאָנטאַ֜קט מיט ע֜מעצן װאָס האָט געקראָ֜גן אַ פּאָזיטי֜װן טע֜סט־רעזולטאַ֜ט דאַרף זיך אַלײ֜ן איזאָלי֜רן.
[VÉR SE HOT NOR GEHÁT KONTÁKT MIT ÉMETSN VOS HOT GEKRÓGN A POZITÍVN TÉST-REZULTÁT DARF ZIKh ALÉYN IZOLÍRN]

Global efforts at this time are focused concurrently on lessening the spread and impact of this virus.
גלאָבאַ֜לע באַמיִ֜ונגען שטעלן איצט דעם טראָפּ אױפֿן פֿאַרקלענע֜רן דעם פֿאַרשפּרײ֜ט און די װי֜רקונג פֿו֜נעם װי֜רוס.
[GLOBÁLE BAMÍUNGEN ShTELN ITST DEM TROP AFN FARKLÉNERN DEM FARShPRÉYT UN DI VÍRKUNG FÚNEM VÍRUS]

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