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"Words on Fire: The Unfinished Story of Yiddish" by Dovid Katz (Basic Books, $26.95).
Given the sentimentality of much recent writing on the subject, American Jews might be forgiven for believing that no one with a critical eye, or without sepia-colored glasses, could possibly...