The Yiddish Lesson

This colorful poster designed by Lionel Kalish offers whimsical cartoons to illustrate the meanings of Yiddish words

Lionel Kalish

One of several "language lesson" posters created during the late 1960s by the American artist Lionel Kalish (b. 1931). Kalish is also notable as a painter and children's book illustrator. The poster was published by Cullen Rapp Studios, New York N.Y.

Name: The Yiddish Lesson
Artist: Lionel Kalish
Origin: New York, United States, 1969
Medium: Printed Paper
Dimensions: 27.4 in x 21.4 in
Credit: Gift of Dr. Marvin and Irene Goren
Catalog Number: 2006.561