A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
This is the author's (2004) Ph.D. dissertation written at the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. It provides an analysis of the interaction between
tense, aspect, and modality in counterfactual conditional constructions.