Coming alive through performance

The music in The Yosl and Chana Mlotek Yiddish Song Collection at the Workers Circle has been performed by singers and musicians all over the world and continues to be a critical resource for artists discovering the treasury of Yiddish music.

Presented here is a curated sampling of the hundreds of traditional and contemporary performances of songs found in the collection. We encourage you to share your performance with us as well at for a chance to be featured!

Classical Adaptations

"Just as there is no definitive way of performing any piece of music, the same situation applies to Yiddish music."

Zalmen Mlotek, Music Editor

Modern Adaptations

Modern Adaptations on TikTok

Explore the Music

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