Bosnian musicians keep Sephardic Jews' dwindling language alive


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  • Monday, 05 Nov 2018

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Sephardic Jews in Bosnia have kept their language alive ever since they were expelled from Spain in the late 15th century and found a home in Sarajevo, but today it is spoken by only a handful of the city's ageing Jews.

Yet Ladino, or Judeo-Spanish, is becoming an inspiration to musicians from across Bosnia's ethnic divide.

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