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Re: About Hebrew pronunciation

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Monday, May 31, 2004, 17:29
> All hail the "Pronunciations of Hebrew" article in the Encyclopedia > Judaica! :) >
That sounds like it would be an interesting read just for its own sake...
> Unfortunately, i can't find either of those cities on maps on the > internet, although Vojvodina seems to be more associated with > Yugoslavia than Hungary, if it's the same one. >
Vojvodina is the region north of the Danube that was given to Serbia after the First World War; prior to that it was Hungarian. Banat is the name of the eastern part of Vojvodina, extending into today's Romania (Temesvár/Timisoara is also part of Banat). But for my part the city that would interest me iz Zrenjanin (formerly Veliki Beckerek, Hungarian Nagybecskerek).
> Anyway, according to the map in the encyclopedia, the southern third of > Hungary is outside of the Yiddish-zone, which may mean out of the whole > Ashkenazic zone also. The rest of Hungary is in the "Central" > Ashkenazic zone, where they pronounced Hebrew like this: >
> -Stephen (Steg)
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Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>