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Orthodox Jews Have Their Own Language
Heshy Fried — the most consistently amusing Jewish blogger — writes: Orthodox Jews have their own language, some call it yinglish, but we really add English, Yiddish, Hebrew, Aramaic and random terms from the Torah into out lingo. Where else … Continue reading
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How Are You Supposed To Refer To Black In Hebrew & Yiddish?
I thought the Hebrew word “cushi” meant African. So a “cushi mamzer“, a common slang term in Israel, means “black bastard.” Now I learn cushi means nigger. I thought the Yiddish word shvartze simply meant black but now I learn … Continue reading
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