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Ladino, the Language of Sephardic Jews

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Ladino, the Language of Sephardic Jews

Ladino, the Language of Sephardic Jews

Ladino, the Language of Sephardic Jews

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NPR's Renee Montagne talks to two experts about the past and future of Ladino, the 500-year-old language of Sephardic Jews. Sarah Aroeste has recently co-produced a CD that incorporates modern music styles with many traditional Ladino songs. Rabbi Mark Angel is a Ladino scholar who leads the congregation at Manhattan's Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue.

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