Jewish Studies: Other Jewish Languages

Guide to doing research in various fields of Jewish Studies

Note

This page is currently under construction.  For specific research requests, please contact the Librarian for Jewish Studies (jewishstudies@library.columbia.edu or 410-925-8879).

While Yiddish and Hebrew probably the best-known Jewish languagues today, many other vernaculars existed (and continue to exist) throughout Jewish history, such as Aramaic, Ladino, Judeo-Arabic, and others.  Some resources for studying these are described below

Judeo-Alsatian manuscript

MS X893 J559

General information on Jewish Languages

Jewish Languages

While Yiddish and Hebrew are probably the best-known Jewish languagues today, many other vernaculars existed (and continue to exist throughout Jewish history).  Some resources for studying these are described below:

Aramaic

Ladino