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Author Baumel, Simeon D.

Title Sacred Speakers : Language and Culture among the ultra-Orthodox in Israel
Published New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (242 pages)
Contents Sacred speakers; contents; 1. introduction: who are the haredim?; 2. jews and language throughout the ages; 3. historical overview; 4. da'at torah and the public domain; 5. the domestic sphere: language in haredi "space"; 6. educational frameworks; 7. language and culture among sefaradi haredim; 8. language and culture among diaspora haredim: a comparison; 9. conclusions; glossary; bibliography; index
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Aramaic language -- Social aspects -- Israel.
Hebrew language -- Social aspects -- Israel.
Hebrew language, Talmudic -- Social aspects -- Israel.
Language and languages -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
Ultra-Orthodox Jews -- Israel -- Intellectual life.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews -- Israel -- Language.
Yiddish language -- Social aspects -- Israel.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1782389326