New hosts join Yiddish Hour


 From Portland's Jewish Review:

Portland’s Yiddish Hour has three new co-hosts—Ed Kraus, Liz Schwartz and Barry Lavine.

Yiddish Hour airs on KBOO 90.7 FM radio every Sunday from 10 to 11 a.m. Launched in 1979 by Jack Falk, the show has brought Jewish music and culture to Portland’s airwaves for 30 years.

“I’m so glad to see the show continuing in able hands,” said Falk, the show’s producer. “The radio audience gets served and I need a breather after 30 years of contributing my weekends.”

Falk has stepped back from the show, but his wife Reva continues to take one shift each month when she is in town. She said once a month is easy after all the weekends she’s been on the air over the past 30 years...

Read the full article at the Jewish Review and listen to a special Yiddish Hour featuring the Jewish Theatre Collaborative's production of Happy Hour with Sholem Aleichem


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