The topics include Jewish neo-Aramaic in Kurdistan and Iran, Judeo-Spanish
throughout the Sephardic diaspora, Jewish Hungarian in Hungary and Israel, Judeo-Arabic in the Holy Land and Lebanon, and uses of Hebrew script in Jewish language varieties.
Music-wise, we can expect performances from acclaimed folk singer Ana Silvera, backed by the Manchester Sacred Sounds Women's Choir (7 November), plus Sefiroth, the international collective of musicians who explore and reinterpret traditional Sephardic (Judeo-Spanish
) repertoire with a contemporary aesthetic (12 November).
But she stuck with it; today, her two children are practically experts on Yiddish and Ladino (Judeo-Spanish
) music themselves.
Her distinctive and emotional style brought a new interpretation to the medieval Judeo-Spanish
(Ladino) song by incorporating more modern sounds of Andalusian flamenco, as well as combining instruments like the darbuka, oud, violin, cello, and piano.
(Judezmo, Ladino) became the common language among them.
When it comes to Judeo-Spanish
(also labeled Ladino, Sephardic, and Djudeo-espanyol), the catalogue lists 110,000 speakers, that it is spoken in Israel, Salonika, and Turkey and, with regards to it legal status, that "it is not recognized anywhere." Ladino shares this lack of legal recognition with Coptic (deemed a dead language) Aramaic, Corsican, and Romani.
"(There are) Jews who come from Arab lands, Jews who speak Ladino (a Judeo-Spanish
language)," she continued.
Continue reading on Mashallah News An ancient melancholy Over 3,500 kilometres from the Iberian Peninsula -- not to mention a temporal separation of half a millennium -- Jak Esim, a Sephardic Jew, houses in his Istanbul home what he believes is the most comprehensive archive of Judeo-Spanish
folk music in the world.
Ora de Despertar is a children's album entirely in Ladino, a language also known as Judeo-Spanish
, primarily spoken among Sephardic Jews and also used in Sephardic religious texts, secular literature, and songs.
In the present study, two such derivational phenomena will be described in Judeo-Spanish
(JS), a language which is based on medieval Iberian Spanish.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The recently screened documentary "Las Ultimas Palavras" (The Last Words) has revealed that the Judeo-Spanish
language, also known as Ladino, is on the verge of extinction in Turkey, which director Rita Ender believes to be the result of violations of minority rights.
They retain the Judeo-Spanish
dialect called Ladino.