The History of Yiddish

Yiddish is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.

Yiddish is the historic language of Ashkenazic (Central and East European) Jewry, and is the third principal literary language in Jewish history, after classical Hebrew and (Jewish) Aramaic.

The language is characterized by a synthesis of Germanic (the majority component, derived from medieval German city dialects, themselves recombined) with Hebrew and Aramaic.

Yiddish Agora

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February 7, 2020
Harry Potter Un Der Filosofisher Shteyn This translation would not have been possible if not for the efforts of four com...
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December 18, 2019
The groundbreaking online dictionary you have been “sitting on shpilkes” for has finally arrived! The League for Yid...
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August 19, 2019
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