The Israelis Do Not Understand Arabic / Or Kashti, Haaretz 4/12/2015 (Hebrew)

A groundbreaking study reveals the extent of knowledge of Arabic in Jewish society – only 10%, dropping dramatically when reading and understanding of texts is tested. Knowledge of the language almost completely disappeared within two generations among Mizrahi Jews.

 

To the article (in Hebrew): http://www.haaretz.co.il/news/education/.premium-1.2791237

 

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