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- A Nation of Words
- By: Miriam Weinstein
- Narrated by: J. L. Glick
- Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
Here is the remarkable story of how this humble language took vigorous root in Eastern European shtetls and in the Jewish quarters of cities across Europe; how it achieved a rich literary flowering between the wars in Europe and America; how it was rejected by emancipated Jews; and how it fell victim to the Holocaust. And also how, in yet another twist of destiny, Yiddish today is becoming the darling of academia. Yiddish is a history as story; a tale of flesh-and-blood people with manic humor.
Must listen for language aficionados
- By William on 08-07-15
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