Why Bubbe's Accent is Dying, Jewish Denmark

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Published August 17, 2012.
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In this week’s podcast, host Josh Nathan-Kazis is joined by Forward editor Jane Eisner to discuss Mitt Romney’s Vice Presidential pick, Paul Ryan and what his plans for Medicare mean for Jewish seniors.

The Yiddish accent made famous by people like Mel Brooks is on the wane.
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The Yiddish accent made famous by people like Mel Brooks is on the wane.

Then, Forward contributor Eddy Portnoy phones in to explain the death of the eastern european Yiddish accent. Finally, staff writer Paul Berger fills us in on his vacation in Denmark and the surprising number of Jewish stories there.

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