Neil Jacobs

Professor Emeritus, Yiddish
CMRS Faculty Affiliates
Areas of Expertise
  • Yiddish phonology & morphology
  • history of the Yiddish language
  • Yiddish linguistic geography
  • Post-Yiddish Jewish ethnolects (especially of German and Dut
  • use of language in Jewish cabaret
  • ethnography of Ashkenazic Jewish speech
  • the linguistic performance of Jewishness