The Connection Between a Just-Discovered Ancient Hebrew Inscription and Modern Yiddish

“An earthquake in biblical scholarship” is how the discovery has been described. That’s true, as are the connections it reveals between ancient languages and modern ones.

The outside of a recently discovered artifact with an ancient Hebrew inscription on it. Michael C. Luddeni/Associates for Biblical Research.

The outside of a recently discovered artifact with an ancient Hebrew inscription on it. Michael C. Luddeni/Associates for Biblical Research.

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April 6 2022
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