Pious voices : languages among ultra-Orthodox Jews

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  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • Foreword / Lewis Glinert -- Introduction / Miriam Isaacs -- Haredi, haymish and frim : Yiddish vitality and language choice in a transnational, multilingual community / We never changed our language : attitudes to Yiddish acquisition among Hasidic educators in Britain / Lewis H. Glinert -- Perceptions of English learning in a Hasidic Jewish sect / Joan E. Abraham -- Women's badkhones : the Satmar poem sung to a bride / Zelda Kahan-Newman -- Contentious partners : Yiddish and Hebrew in Haredi Israel / Gender, literacy, and religiosity : dimensions of Yiddish education in Israeli government-supported schools / Bryna Bogoch -- Book reviews: New World Hasidim : ethnographic studies of Hasidic Jews in America, edited by Janet S. Belcove-Shalin / Ayala Fader -- The prime of Yiddish, by David Passow / Mark R.V. Southern -- Frumspeak : the first dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim M. Weiser / Sam Weiss
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