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Language: Ladino

  • Apr 04, 2012
  • 08:46 PM

Keeping the Ladino Language Alive Through Music

Fox News
A group of Jews who trace their ancestry back to Spain meets periodically in Los Angeles to sing in Ladino, part of their Sephardic cultural heritage that fuses medieval Spanish and Hebrew. "The choir's mission is to preserve the Ladino language and we need to hand it down to people in the United States who perhaps know or don't know that they have Sephardic roots," ...
  • Mar 09, 2012
  • 11:21 AM

Holocaust survivor revives Jewish dialect by translating Greek epic

Nir Hasson / Haaretz
"Ladino is a spoken language. Suddenly I had to find words from realms that don't have words, like agriculture, seafaring, names of trees, etc." He found the words in Peretz's Hebrew-Ladino dictionary and in the Bible in Ladino, among other books. "I didn't make up any words. I have documentation for everything," he says.
  • Dec 08, 2011
  • 09:27 PM

Ladino: The “other” Spanish, is dying but saved a life

Susanna Zaraysky / Create Your World Books
With over 20 official Spanish speaking countries, few people know of another Spanish language: Ladino. The language is also known as judeo-español, Djudeo-Espanyol, Djudeo-Kasteyano, Judezmo, Djudezmo, Spaniolit, and גודיאו-איספאנייול‎‎.
  • Jun 18, 2011
  • 10:03 PM

Salti Center for Ladino Studies Celebrates the Opening of its New Home

Bar Ilan News
A festive ribbon-cutting ceremony and symposium marked the opening of a new home for Bar-Ilan University's Naime and Yehoshua Salti Center for Ladino Studies. "After much anticipation, we now have a comfortable place to work, a respectable library in which to conduct research in Ladino as a language and as a culture...