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Who knew? Hebrew could be the basis for many English and European words
Ariel Ben Solomon
January 1, 2019
Researchers make inferences based on the study of words and their meanings, trying to piece together their history, though it’s far from an exact science.
Jonathan S. Tobin
December 31, 2018
Amos Oz and the centrality of Hebrew in Jewish life
The great novelist’s passing should remind us that understanding the glories of modern Hebrew literature is essential to the future of the Jewish people.
In teaching English to Hebrew-speaking kids, educators learn their own lessons
October 24, 2018
Masa Israel Teaching Fellows offer college students from North America the chance to build skills, gain experience, learn about Israel and its citizens, and hopefully, become Jewish leaders of the future.
Real Israel: New book brings the ‘aliyah’ experience home
October 15, 2018
Warning: Don’t be surprised if you find yourself pulling out your suitcase and throwing in your Naot sandals, the family photos and a year’s supply of Ziploc bags. Before you know it, you might even be downloading an aliyah application.
Arabic may no longer share equal official status with Hebrew in bill amendment
July 9, 2018
“In recent years, the country has turned into a nation of all its people, all of its infiltrators,” said Israel Tourism Minister Yariv Levin. “Everything that has to do with Jewish life became some sort of issue of inequality and discrimination. This is what the legislation seeks to fix.”