Hebrew and Yiddish


What are the differences between the Hebrew and Yiddish languages?



  1. They are two different languages. Having said that, Yiddish contains a lot of Hebrew words. Yiddish is a medieval German-based language that became the method most Jews in Europe used for communication. Hebrew, on the other hand, is the language of the Bible and it is considered to be holy.

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