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Centuries-old Ladino language makes UCLA comeback




The UCLA campus in Westwood, CA
The UCLA campus in Westwood, CA
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Ladino was spoken by Jews booted out of Spain during the Inquisition in the late 1400s. Fast forward to 2015, and it's enjoying something of a revival in a small classroom at UCLA, led by instructor, Bryan Kirschen. 

Listen to more of the Ladino language here.