[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--recording of contemporary hassidic Yiddish

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Tue Feb 16 20:32:52 EST 2010

Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements

Feb. 16, 2010

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Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 00:01:59 -0500 (EST)
From: ZELDA NEWMAN <ZELDA.NEWMAN at lehman.cuny.edu>
Subject: recording of contemporary hassidic Yiddish

At the Internet site www.talkbank.org one can find recordings and 
transcriptions of 2 young men, speakers of contemporary hassidic Yiddish, 
whom I have recorded and who have given me permission to put recordings of 
their Yiddish on the Internet. To hear them, go to CABANK/YIDDISH

The next time some one tells you Yiddish is dead, you can tell them about 
these young men and/or send them to this site.  There are tens of 
thousands of speakers like them, and their community grows apace. Zelda 
Kahan Newman, Lehman College/CUNY
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