A conversation with the creators of Ladino, Yiddish, and Jewish English versions
Mar 9, 2022
6 pm EST
This event was recorded and is available to subscribers of the Forward.
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We’re excited to partner with HUC-JIR Jewish Language Project to present “Jewish Wordle: A conversation with the creators of Ladino, Yiddish, and Jewish English versions.”
Wordle, the international word game sensation, now has multiple Jewish versions. Join us for a fun, enlightening conversation with some of their developers: Nesi Altaras, Jamie Conway, and Abra Kaplan. Why and how did they create them? How did they make decisions about which alphabets, spellings, and words to use? How have these games raised awareness about Jewish languages, and what educational applications are possible? Jodi Rudoren, Forward editor-in-chief will moderate the conversation, and Sarah Bunin Benor, Director of the Jewish Language Project, will provide commentary. You can submit your own questions when you register.
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