Oy, vey!

Don’t Buy the Junk Science That Says Yiddish Originated in Turkey – Jordan Kutzik, Forward

Yiddish strongly resembles German and has almost no resemblance to Turkish or Persian.

Read the article in the original Yiddish.

I am occasionally surprised to be reminded that Yiddish is still spoken by many people. But for how many people is it their native language, as it was for my grandparents?

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