At home Yiddish, in school English, on the streets French

See video

 

Miriam Isaacs describes the Yiddish world she grew up in in Montreal.  While Yiddish was the language of the family and home, it was a multilingual environment. (Yiddish)

 

Miriam Isaacs

Date: Dec 26, 2010
Miriam Isaacs, linguist and professor of Yiddish, was interviewed by Pauline Katz on December 26, 2010, at KlezKamp in the Catskills, New York State.Professor Isaac's mother was from a shtetl, Solo... More