More Canadian Jews speak Russian than French. The Canadian Jewish News reported this week that Russian had surpassed French as the second most-popular language among Canadian Jews, according to an analysis of the 2001 national census. Russian is the mother tongue of 7 percent of Canadian Jews, or 26,500 people, while French is the mother tongue of 22,125 Canadian Jews.
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