Juhuri: From the Caucasus to New York City

  title={Juhuri: From the Caucasus to New York City},
  author={Habib Borjian and Daniel Kaufman},
  journal={International Journal of the Sociology of Language},
  pages={59 - 74}
Abstract Juhuri is a dialect of the Tat language of the eastern Caucasus (specifically, Dagestan and Azerbaijan). Although Juhuri is dialectologically related to Persian, it is not mutually intelligible with any Persian dialect. The Juhuri speakers, called Mountain Jews, are estimated at around 200,000, most of whom have immigrated to Israel and the United States. The New York community is largely centered in Brooklyn around the Kavkazi Jewish Congregation. The language is still spoken by those… 
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