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Stamford Hill Charedim Demand Hebrew, Not Yiddish, Census

Stamford Hill Charedim Demand Hebrew, Not Yiddish, Census

After a 110-year absence, the appearance of Yiddish in the 2011 Census has provoked controversy among the strictly Orthodox Stamford Hill community – who would prefer it to be Hebrew. Stamford Hill community leaders Rabbi Avraham Pinter and Ita Symons decried the measure, achieved after a lengthy consultation process between the Office for National Statistics […]