Yiddish Radio Project #4: Yiddish Commercials Independent producer David Isay brings us the fourth installment of the Yiddish Radio Project. Yiddish radio stations in the 1930's and 1940's devoted a considerable portion of the broadcast day to commercials for businesses large and small. As Henry Sapoznik recounts, these commercials provide a unique insight into the everyday life of New York's Jewish community.
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Yiddish Radio Project #4: Yiddish Commercials

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Yiddish Radio Project #4: Yiddish Commercials

Yiddish Radio Project #4: Yiddish Commercials

Yiddish Radio Project #4: Yiddish Commercials

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Independent producer David Isay brings us the fourth installment of the Yiddish Radio Project. Yiddish radio stations in the 1930's and 1940's devoted a considerable portion of the broadcast day to commercials for businesses large and small. As Henry Sapoznik recounts, these commercials provide a unique insight into the everyday life of New York's Jewish community.