Roo - Eastern European Jews come from Germany - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Reid
    • 02.12.09 | 15:56 (IST)

    Roo, Let me tell you something. My grandmother from Lituania spoke Yiddish, a dialect of German. My Grandmother from Vienna, Austria (a German speaking city), also spoke Yiddish and understood the other grandmother from Lithuania. Jews started moving East in 1069. Casimir the Great of Poland (ruled after 1333) issued a great charter protecting the Jews of Poland. Poland included Lithuania and the Ukraine. From there, German Jews speaking a German dialect, Yiddish, spread to Russia, Rumania and Hungary. Please present your linguistic argument that Yiddish comes from Khazaria. As for the 'Romans never expelled Jews from Israel' theory. The facts are depicted on the Arch of Titus which shows Jewish slaves exhibited in Rome. Your knowledge of Jewish history is sorely lacking.

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    First published 02:32 01.12.09 | Last updated 13:56 19.12.09
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