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Disseminating Distortions

Jewish characters on TV are barely identifiable as such and are disproportionately involved in interfaith relationships.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/disseminating_distortions_20000922

The Internet may prove a valuable tool for preserving a language spoken by Jews for 500 years. Sephardi Jews from around the world could help compile a dictionary of Ladino by providing their input via the Internet, according to Winfried Busse, a professor of philology at the Berlin Free University. Making the suggestion at a recent conference in the southern Croatian city of Dubrovnik, Busse said the Internet could serve as a global workshop for people to create the dictionary.

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