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Why we should learn Yiddish language?

There are many, many reasons why learning a new language is a good idea. It allows you to communicate with new people. It helps you to see things from a different perspective, or get a deeper understanding of another culture. It helps you to become a better listener. It even has health benefits, as studies have shown that people who speak two or more languages have more active minds later in life!

7 reasons to learn a Yiddish language

  • Makes you smarter.
  • Boosts academic achievement.
  • Provides professional and career advantages.
  • Provides broader access to education and information.
  • Gives you more social and global skills.
  • Increases national security.
  • Life is more interesting.

Alphabet in Yiddish

Alphabet in Yiddish

About Yiddish language

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Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish or idish, pronounced [ˈ(j)ɪdɪʃ], lit. 'Jewish'; ייִדיש-טײַטש, Yidish-Taytsh, lit. ' Judeo-German') is a High German–derived language historically spoken by Ashkenazi Jews. It originated during the 9th century in Central Europe, providing the nascent Ashkenazi community with a High German-based vernacular fused with many elements taken from Hebrew (notably Mishnaic) and to some extent Aramaic; most varieties also have substantial influence from Slavic languages, and the vocabulary contains traces of influence from Romance languages. Yiddish writing uses the Hebrew alphabet. In the 1990s, there were around 1.5–2 million speakers of Yiddish, mostly Hasidic and Haredi Jews.[citation needed] In 2012, the Center for Applied Linguistics estimated the number of speakers to have had a worldwide peak at 11 million (prior to World War II), with the number of speakers in the United States and Canada then totaling 150,000. An estimate from Rutgers University gives 250,000 American speakers, 250,000 Israeli speakers, and 100,000 in the rest of the world (for a total of 600,000)..

Writing system in Yiddish

German, Writing system, Hebrew alphabet (Yiddish orthography), occasionally Latin alphabet

Yiddish Speaking Countries and Territories

Yiddish Speaking Countries and Territories: Central, Eastern, and Western Europe.

Yiddish speaking countries and territories

Yiddish native speakers

Yiddish native speakers: (1.5 million cited 1986–1991 + half undated).

Yiddish language code

Yiddish language code is: yi.

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