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Hebrew

Depth vs. breadth.

Jessica Cohen
June 14 2018 12:01AM

Medieval and modern Hebrew are unusually rich in abbreviations, but in a manner that is the reverse of English.

June 13 2018 12:01AM

Eyshet Hayil vs. Vunder Voman.

Naomi Sokoloff
May 23 2018 12:01AM

“If there is no overriding reason for the Major to retain an awkward-sounding German name that our people finds hard to pronounce, . . . he [should] change it to a Hebrew one.”

April 25 2018 12:01AM

A strange new case of linguistic evolution.

Feb. 21 2018 12:01AM

Despite the silly claims of two computer scientists.

Feb. 7 2018 12:01AM

Translated by Israeli POWS.

Chen Malul
Jan. 25 2018 12:01AM

In Hebrew, Arabic, English, German, or any other language, taboo words are curious things.

Jan. 24 2018 12:01AM

The story of the biblical word b’liya’al.

Jan. 11 2018 12:47AM

A modest suggestion for a new way of thinking about the original meaning of the word “Maccabee.”

Dec. 6 2017 12:01AM