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How Jews fleeing Spain and Portugal transformed the region.
From Hebrew to Aramaic, Ladino, Yiddish, and Judaeo-Arabic–how much do you know about the languages that Jews spoke in the ...
The Lithuania-born visionary turned an ancient language into a spoken one.
You don't have to know Hebrew to enjoy some of Israel's best books.
One of the most beloved writers of Yiddish literature, his work inspired the hit musical "Fiddler on the Roof."
Klezmer music found new life in America in the late 20th century.
The People of the Book have created a sizable corpus of secular prose and poetry.
A cultural phenomenon of Jewish America in the early 20th century.
Sometimes not understanding the words can actually enhance the experience of prayer.
Yiddish writers emigrated from Europe, and though Yiddish writing all but ceased after the Holocaust, it is seeing a small rebirth today.
Literature in Judeo-Spanish, the language of Sephardic Jews
Because many Jewish writers wrote in German, Russian, French, and other European languages, what we call "European Jewish literature" overlaps with European literature as a whole.
Think Hebrew is the only Jewish language? Think again!
Language and land are intricately connected. What happens, then, when a people has no land of its own?