Re: [Cz-L] yiddish

From: Arthur von Czernowitz <>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 08:56:30 +0200
To: Helene Spacek <>
Reply-to: Arthur von Czernowitz <>


  Gregor von Rezzori, who was goy, was born in Czernowitzer. von
  Rezzori was novelist who spoke perfect Yddish.


Helene Spacek wrote:
> My grandfather, Lorenz Kopecki, who came from Czernowitz, to Canada,
> in 1911 or so, spoke fluent Yiddish and 12 other languages. He was a
> Brick Mason and traveled all over Europe (while still living there).
> He was about 26 years old when they left for Canada. We still don't
> know if he himself was Jewish like his wife. So, I have a question.
> Would someone who is not Jewish speak fluent Yiddish?
> Thanks to anyone who has an idea on this subject.
> Helene Spacek

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