Hebrew

The many hypothesized sources for the saying, “To have butter on one’s head.”

Jan. 9 2019 12:01AM

It is practically impossible to utter a complete sentence in Hebrew that lacks gender.

Dec. 19 2018 12:01AM

A country of Jews, Muslims, Christians, and Druze all speaking Hebrew as their native tongue? For anyone genuinely interested in Israel’s welfare, it would be a dream come true.

Aug. 8 2018 12:01AM

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