This book examines everyday life in the Jewish community of South Philadelphia, showing how elderly Jewish residents, the children of immigrants, transmit the traditions and language of their youth to later generations. It also documents and analyzes, for the first time, the Yiddish speech of American Jews.American Yiddish in South Philadelphia Rakhmiel Peltz. mother thirty ... say in things). I end by saying, aquot;Est gezinterheyt, un hot a gut, a git shabes aykh in a git yontiP (Eat well, and have a good, a good Sabbath to you and a happy holiday).
|Title||:||From Immigrant to Ethnic Culture|
|Publisher||:||Stanford University Press - 1998|