Written text samples

This page contains images of texts in several Jewish languages. Click on the images to see the full text.


komplas de purim.jpg

Komplas de Purim in Judeo-Spanish.

haggadah in Judeo-Spanish.jpg

Haggadah shel Pesach in Judeo-Spanish.

megillat esther Judeo-Spanish.jpg

Megillat Esther in Judeo-Spanish.

silabario djudeo-espanyol.jpg

Nuevo Silabario djudeo-espanyol.



Samples of the Yiddish Forward newspaper.

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Yiddish newspaper in Latin script.

Lithuanian Yiddish newspaper.jpg

Newspaper in Lithuanian and Yiddish.

Jidisze Familje.PNG

Di Jidisze Familje, monthly journal from Poland.



Manuscript in Judeo-Persian.

Fath Nama, Judeo-Persian rendering of bible stories

Jewish Malayalam

Pirke Avot.PNG

Manuscripts of Pirkei Avot, Song of Songs, Eicha, and other texts in Hebrew and Jewish Malayalam.


Arabic story.PNG

A Judeo-Arabic story about a princess.

Sephardic Studies manuscript collection at the University of Washington.

Manuscript@CSIC contains texts in Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, and Turkish.

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