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Event series: Iranian Jewish languages

Upcoming Sessions

1. Sunday, January 30, 2022 28 Shevat 5782

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2. Sunday, February 20, 2022 19 Adar I 5782

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

3. Sunday, March 13, 2022 10 Adar II 5782

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Past Sessions
Sunday, January 9, 2022 7 Shevat 5782 - 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Nessah Synagogue and the HUC-JIR Jewish Language Project for a
groundbreaking series of events exploring this rich linguistic heritage and
the shape of contemporary preservation efforts.

1. Sunday, January 9, 2022 • 7 Shevat 5782

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2. Sunday, January 30, 2022 • 28 Shevat 5782

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

3. Sunday, February 20, 2022 • 19 Adar I 5782

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

4. Sunday, March 13, 2022 • 10 Adar II 5782

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

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Event series
 
Iranian Jewish
 
Languages

Jews in Iran historically spoke many languages from Semitic, Median, and Persian language families. Now these longstanding Jewish languages are endangered, as most speakers shifted to standard Persian, Modern Hebrew, English, and other languages. Join Nessah Synagogue and the HUC-JIR Jewish Language Project for a groundbreaking series of events exploring this rich linguistic heritage and the shape of contemporary preservation efforts.

   January 9: Historical and linguistic overview of Jewish languages in Iran
   January 30: Judeo-Hamadani, Judeo-Isfahani, Judeo-Yazdi, and other Median languages
   February 20: Lišana Didan and Hulaulá: Jewish Neo-Aramaic in the Kurdish region of Iran
   March 13: Judeo-Persian in the 20th century: New research

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