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21 September 2017 - 1 Tishri 5778 - א' תשרי ה' אלפים תשע"ח
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Spain to create a Ladino academy E-mail

Spain’s leading linguistic authority will create an academy in Israel dedicated to the study and preservation of the Ladino language.

Ladino, sometimes referred to as Judeo-Spanish, is an endangered species in the language world. Some estimates say fewer than 100,000 people currently know how to speak it.

Dario Villanueva, director of the Spanish Royal Academy, or RAE, said Ladino is “an extraordinarily important cultural and historical phenomena” that deserved its own academy. Nine Ladino specialists have been appointed to help start the institution’s work.

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