Baym geto toyerl

The Yiddish song 'Baym geto toyerl' (At the ghetto gate), also known as 'Fun der arbet' (Back from work), is a song about food smuggling written in the Kovno ghetto by Avrom Akselrod and set to the melody of the well-known lullaby 'Oyfn pripetshik' (At the hearth), composed by Mark Varshavsky.

Listen to the archive recording at Yad Vashem.

A 1946 recording of "Baym geto toyerl", composed by Mark Varshavsky with words by Avrom Akselrod can be listened to from the USHMM, courtesy of the Jewish Historical Commission Munich 1946.