Discourses in Dying Languages: My Story with Yiddish by Miriam Isaacs

Discourses in Dying Languages: My Story with Yiddish by Miri...

National Museum of Language Podioma

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What is the place of Yiddish in the context of a globalizing world? The role of Yiddish as a heritage language and its present uses by Jewish and non-Jewish speech communities around the world are considered, including Hasidim at one end of a cultural spectrum and European Christians at the other end. A theoretical description of the instruction of Yiddish and language competition with Hebrew and English is supplemented by a personal reflection o...Read More
What is the place of Yiddish in the context of a globalizing world? The role of Yiddish as...Read More