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UNPACKED - The History & Revival of the Hebrew Language

UNPACKED – The History & Revival of the Hebrew Language This week, we’re looking at the revival of the Hebrew language. While the Bible and some religious texts were written in ancient Hebrew, it hadn’t been spoken in daily life for centuries. I

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Should American Jews Speak Hebrew? – Tablet Magazine

Before 1948, David Ben-Gurion used to joke about Zionism’s future: How will we know when we have become a real country like the rest of the world? When Jewish thieves and Jewish prostitutes conduct their business in Hebrew—and Hebrew-speaking policeme

History | Archeology

Archaeologists unearth 2000-year-old Hebrew 'Jerusalem' inscription - Jerusalem Post

The find is the first written evidence of the name "Jerusalem" found on a column drum dating from the Herodian period.

Travel | Israeli Culture

How do you say fake news in Hebrew? - Israel News

Academy of the Hebrew Language also gives officials translations for driverless cars and chocolate truffles.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israeli diplomat kicked out of Uber after speaking Hebrew: 'Can't believe this is happening in America' - Chicago Tribune

An Israeli diplomat took to social media to report that an Uber driver kicked him out of a vehicle in the middle of a busy Chicago street after hearing him speak Hebrew on the phone.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

What Does “Oy Vey” Mean? - Questions & Answers

Oy and vey are two very old Jewish interjections which both mean “woe.” Oy is found many times in the Bible (see Numbers 21:29, I Samuel 4:7 and Isaiah 3:11 for a few examples). Vey is newer than oy; it is oy’s Aramaic equivalent..