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  2/21/2012, Shevat 28, 5772

Here’s How Hebrew Saves a Language in Lapland


The Sami people of Norway are learning Hebrew language teaching methods to help save their own endangered language. An estimated 100,000 Sami people live in Lapland, a region in northern Europe stretching across Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia. Of ten known Sami languages, several have disappeared.