Friday, March 10, 2006

Decline of Yiddish

Yahoo News (from AP) describes efforts by scholars and students to sustain Yiddish as a spoken language. 102-year-old Yiddish scholar Itche Goldberg told the AP, "You can't possibly see a future Jewish life with the disappearance of a 1,000-year-old language and with it a 1,000-year-old culture."

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