Praying in German Broke Taboo

Rabbi Elisa Klapheck discusses the taboo of praying in German despite it being a distinctly Jewish language in which many Talmudic prints were written.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Praying in German Broke Taboo." (Viewed on August 14, 2022) <>.


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