TITLE: Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language & Culture of Orthodox Judaism
SPEAKER: Sarah Bunin Benor
EVENT DATE: 06/03/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
In her book, "Becoming Frum: How Newcomers Learn the Language and Culture of Orthodox Judaism," Sarah Bunin Benor describes how newly orthodox Jews have to adopt not only the laws and customs, but also new speech patterns.
Speaker Biography: Sarah Bunin Benor is associate professor of contemporary Jewish studies at Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles campus. She is a socio-linguist focusing on the spoken language of American Jews.