YIDDISH IN ISRAEL: A CASE-STUDY OF EFFORTS TO REVISE A MONOCENTRIC LANGUAGE POLICY

@inproceedings{Fishman1974YIDDISHII,
  title={YIDDISH IN ISRAEL: A CASE-STUDY OF EFFORTS TO REVISE A MONOCENTRIC LANGUAGE POLICY},
  author={J. Fishman and David E. Fishman},
  year={1974}
}
There is no doubt that with respect to language planning in Israel, questions of basic policy (e.g. selection of the national/official language), at least vis-a-vis the Jewish populaüonper se, are no longer widely believed be at issue. In accord with the mainstream of Zionist ideology, which antedates the State by almost half a Century, Hebrew is the national and official language of the country (with Arabic also being recognized for certain functions, see Fisherman, 1972). To the extent that… Expand
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