Languages in Jewish Communities, Past and Present

Languages in Jewish Communities, Past and Present


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501512988
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 11/19/2018
Series: Contributions to the Sociology of Language [CSL] Series , #112
Pages: 706
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Benjamin Hary, NYU Tel Aviv, Israel; Sarah Bunin Benor, Hebrew Union College, USA

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Jewish language Varieties In Historical Perspective

Jewish Neo-Aramaic in Kurdistan and Iran Geoffrey Khan 9

Judeo-Arabic in the Arabic-Speaking World Benjamin Hary 35

Judeo-Berber in Morocco Joseph Chetrit 70

Judeo-Italian in Italy Michael Ryzhik 94

Judeo-Provençal in Southern France George Jochnowitz 129

Judeo-Spanish throughout the Sephardic Diaspora Ora (Rodrigue) Schwarzwald 145

Judezmo (Ladino/Judeo-Spanish): A Historical and Sociolinguistic Portrait David M. Bunis 185

Western Yiddish and Judeo-German Jürg Fleischer 239

Yiddish in Eastern Europe Alexander Beider 276

Judeo-Tat in the Eastern Caucasus Vitaly Shalem 313

Jewish Malayalam in Southern India Ophira Gamliel 357

Part II Jewish Language Varieties In the 20th and 21st Centuries

Jewish Spanish in Buenos Aires and Mexico City Evelyn Dean-Olmsted Susana Skura 383

Jewish English in the United States Sarah Bunin Benor 414

Jewish Swedish in Sweden Patric Joshua Klagsbrun Lebenswerd 431

Jewish Hungarian in Hungary and Israel Judith Rosenhouse 453

Haredi Yiddish in Israel and the United States Dalit Assouline 472

Hebraized Amharic in Israel Anbessa Teferra 489

Israeli Russian in Israel Renee Perelmutter 520

Jewish French in Israel Miriam Ben-Rafael Eliezer Ben-Rafael 544

Judeo-Arabic in the Holy Land and Lebanon Aharon Geva-Kleinberger 569

Part III Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives

Sociolinguistics of Jewish Language Varieties Bernard Spolsky 583

Uses of Hebrew Script in Jewish Language Varieties Peter T. Daniels 602

Yiddish, Jewish Russian, and Jewish Lithuanian in the Former Soviet Union Anna Verschik 627

The Hebrew and Aramaic Component of Judeo-Arabic Yehudit Henshke 644

A Research Agenda for Comparative Jewish Linguistic Studies Sarah Bunin Benor Benjamin Hary 672

Index 695

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