The Legacy of the Linguistic Fence : Linguistic Patterns among ultra-Orthodox Jewish Girls

  • Michal Tannenbaum, Netta Abugov
  • Published 2010
This study examined linguistic patterns in the Jewish ultra-Orthodox community in Israel, a group that has rarely been studied from a sociolinguistic perspective. Participants were 92 girls, 10-12 years old, who attend a school where Yiddish is the language of instruction and Hebrew, Israel’s official language, is studied only in religious contexts. Results… CONTINUE READING