More on the Differences Between "Jew," "Hebrew," and "Israeli"

And why each has been preferred in different times and places.


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Oct. 20 2021
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Philologos, the renowned Jewish-language columnist, appears twice a month in Mosaic. Questions for him may be sent to his email address by clicking here.

Like many of you, I read with interest James Diamond’s article “The Confounding Origins of the Term ‘Hebrew’” that was published last week in Mosaic. With much of it I found myself in agreement.

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