Is a Jewish Language Really Still Spoken by Non-Jews in Bavaria?

Only in Schopfloch, as far as I know, have a large number of originally Jewish words survived in the speech of the local populace to this day.

A church in the town of Schopfloch, Bavaria, Germany. Shutterstock.

A church in the town of Schopfloch, Bavaria, Germany. Shutterstock.

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May 11 2022
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