From “nation” to “pagan” to “non-Jew.”
Once an international language, it is now in danger of extinction.
Some of the oldest examples were found in China.
Yes, argued Hayyim N. Bialik, one of the great poets of the early 20th century. He wanted to “reprogram” Hebrew for mundane use by stripping. . .
In the long history of the Diaspora, Jews have preserved Hebrew as a ritual language almost wherever they have gone; they have also developed their. . .
The Hebrew Bible generally refers to Jews by some variation of the word Israel. (The word Jew does not appear as such until the later. . .
The Yiddish phrase talmid hokhem denotes someone learned in Talmud. But, despite a common misconception, it does not contain the word Talmud. Rather, it comes. . .
Israel recently decided, at the behest of Christian religious leaders, to recognize those Arabic-speaking Christians who wish to identify themselves as “Arameans.” This has raised. . .