Sorry to have not posted for a few days. School’s been wicked busy and news has been a little slow.

  • Ladino, Dead?: There’s a movement in Istanbul to revive Ladino, a beautiful Serphardi language that takes inspiration from Hebrew, Old Spanish and some Arabic. Salom, a weekly Jewish newspaper currently publishes a portion of its news in Ladino — advocates of this program hope it will help to keep Ladino alive.
  • Is the BBC too Pro Israel?: Interesting view on how Israeli news sources view American and British news sources. Intersting sidenote, you can’t read the BBC in Hebrew.