Arabic-Yiddish Phrasebook (1918)

From Twitter, Eitan Nechin@Etanetan23· Arabic-Yiddish phrasebook, New York 1918. During World War I, thousands of Jews fought with the British Army in Palestine against the Ottomans. To help them get around, Getzl Zelikovitz, editor of the NY Yiddish newspaper “The Tageblatt” wrote a colloquial Arabic phrasebook.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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