Yiddish Language

Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish or idish, pronounced [ˈ(j)ɪdɪʃ], lit. 'Jewish'; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש, Yidish-Taytsh, lit. ' Judeo-German') is a High German-derived language historically spoken by the Ashkenazi Jews. It originated during the 9th century in Central Europe, providing the nascent Ashkenazi community with a High German-based vernacular fused with elements taken from Hebrew and Aramaic, as well as - later on - Slavic languages, and traces of Romance languages. Yiddish writing uses the Hebrew alphabet. In the 1990s, there were around 1.5–2 million speakers of Yiddish, mostly Hasidic and Haredi Jews. In 2012, the Center for Applied …



Motu Economic and Public Policy Research · 6 August 2022 English

To distinguish between the first and second explanations, we exploit the fact that emigration restrictions had largely been lifted by the beginning of the late refugee period, so that a …

Jews based on Israeli ancestry or Hebrew or Yiddish language. The Israeli census includes data on religion

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 19 January 2022 English

revival as a language and culture among both young secular Jews and the non-Jewish population, and Yiddish language and culture courses, studies, and traditional Jewish Klezmer music festivals abound in Europe

Research Service PE 698.881 – January 2022 EN Yiddish language and culture and its post-Holocaust fate in secular Jews and the non-Jewish population, and Yiddish language and culture courses, studies, and traditional fall of the Iron Curtain EU support for Yiddish language and culture EPRS | European Parliamentary o,the%20language%20in%20everyday%20life Yiddish language and culture and its post-Holocaust fate in Second World War (WWII), the centre of the Yiddish language and culture was Vilnius (then within Polish

UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation · 2022 English

Heritage corpus on the migratory networks of Yiddish language and its cultural production in South America Heritage corpus on the migratory networks of the Yiddish language and its cultural production in Latin America

IAP: InterAcademy Partnership · 6 October 2021 English

Even before the implementation of the ongoing vaccination roll-out in the Philippines, TGVES started working with the Philippine Department of Health and the Presidential Communications Operations Office (Task Group on …

community included utilising dial-in hotlines and Yiddish language radio stations that reach a large proportion

OSW: Centre for Eastern Studies · 24 September 2021 English

7 POINT OF VIEW 6/2021 INTRODUCTION The presence in Israel of around one million immigrants from the for- mer USSR, Russian- speaking politicians who are members of the gov- ernment …

twentieth century were mainly rooted in the Yiddish- language shtetl culture, which was a cul- tural enclave

AUCC: Association of Universities & Colleges in Canada · 4 March 2021 English

entrenched slavery and required that escaped slaves be The legal scholar grew up in South Africa and studied returned to the South…Should the property rules of the law and political …

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BCHS: Bronx County Historical Society · 17 January 2021 English

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Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies · 2021 English

develop their culture and literature in the Yiddish language. Yiddish poetry began to emerge before the his group would introduce was to make the Yiddish language the site of a new perception of the modernist

UN: The United Nations · 4 August 2020 English

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verge of disappearance in Finland, yet the Yiddish-language cultural heritage will remain significant

ADL: Anti-Defamation League · 7 July 2020 English

The second-generation movement of the 1970s, asserted its existence as a group — chil- dren of survivors — whose identity and a leading Zionist at the time, was partly second-generation, …

aunt, and I went to the where she also led a Yiddish language dis- saved Chaya and restored her to our orphanage

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