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The Indian Muslim who fell in love with the Hebrew letters

The Indian Muslim who fell in love with the Hebrew letters

We meet Thoufeek Zakariya, an Indian Muslim livng in Dubai. Zakariya is an expert in Hebrew-Arabic CalligraphyYoni Kempinski, Dubai, 11/12/2020 09:06
Do you know a Hebrew word comprised of the same four letters?

Do you know a Hebrew word comprised of the same four letters?

It is a Hebrew letter that cannot stand alone, and that very property and its meaning symbolizes unty.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 14/05/2020 20:00
Hebrew classes on the rise in Chicago-area public schools

Hebrew classes on the rise in Chicago-area public schools

Hebrew language classes, which also cover Israeli culture, on the rise in some public schools in Chicago's suburbs.Ben Sales, JTA, 24/12/2019 08:14
So glad I’m raising my kids in Israel. Here’s why.

So glad I’m raising my kids in Israel. Here’s why.

I always will be an American living in Israel, despite my best efforts. But my children will grow up to be Israelis and Judaic Hebrew texts will be accessible in a way they never will be for me, Hebrew will be the language of their daily life. Shira Lankin Sheps, 28/11/2019 07:53
Hebrew in Bahrain?

Hebrew in Bahrain?

Saudi journalist and confidant of royal family now operating in Bahrain explains how he fell in love with the Hebrew language.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2019 08:48
Cooking in Hebrew

Cooking in Hebrew

Cooking in Hebrew enables pleasant, relaxed meeting of community members to deepen content of Jewish identity, holidays, and festivals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2019 21:04
Graduates of US 'Hebrew Public' charter schools visit Israel

Graduates of US 'Hebrew Public' charter schools visit Israel

Public charter school system aims to 'teach Modern Hebrew to children of all backgrounds and prepare them to be successful global citizens.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2018 13:02
I24NEWS to broadcast in Israel

I24NEWS to broadcast in Israel

English version will be on Hot's Channel 34. i24NEWS CEO Frank Melloul: 'Next challenge to establish fourth channel - in Hebrew.'Yoni Kempinski, 29/08/2018 14:31
The hypocrisy in opposing Israel's Nationality Law

The hypocrisy in opposing Israel's Nationality Law

Israel is the “freest Arab nation” in the world, the only country where an Arab spring really succeded, and without bloodshed, but it is the Jewish State. Giulio Meotti, 23/07/2018 16:30
Attacking Israel's Nationality Law is pure hypocrisy

Attacking Israel's Nationality Law is pure hypocrisy

Israel is the only country where there is an Arab Spring that succeeded, and this despite its definition as a Jewish state. Giulio Meotti, 09/07/2018 16:03
This new method of teaching Hebrew actually works

This new method of teaching Hebrew actually works

Jewish day schools break the mold to teach their students fluent Hebrew.JTA, 28/04/2018 20:51
At summer day camps, 'fun' Hebrew immersion program catches on

At summer day camps, 'fun' Hebrew immersion program catches on

Organizers hope to expand from 10 camps to 48 camps over the next decade.JTA, 03/03/2018 19:10
Epic quest to document 'miracle' of Hebrew language

Epic quest to document 'miracle' of Hebrew language

Researchers track 50,000 ancient Hebrew words and phrases from Dead Sea Scrolls and ancient texts, begin writing definitions.AFP, 14/09/2017 08:19
'Hebrew is like a Sleeping Beauty'

'Hebrew is like a Sleeping Beauty'

Russian-speaking intellectuals gather in Jerusalem for 'slow reading' study of the city’s linguistic history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2017 09:10
Bennett's Plan: Teach Arabs Hebrew in Kindergarten

Bennett's Plan: Teach Arabs Hebrew in Kindergarten

Minister unveils new $7.9 million plan starting next year, aiming to boost Hebrew to give Arabs better jobs and economic power.Ido Ben-Porat, 13/08/2015 21:37
Ancient Scroll Discovered in 1970 Deciphered

Ancient Scroll Discovered in 1970 Deciphered

A Hebrew bible scroll dating to 500 CE, found in Ein Gedi in 1970, has been deciphered for the first time thanks to cutting-edge technology.Eliran Aharon, 20/07/2015 20:27
Croatian Soccer Star's Hebrew Tattoo Fail Revealed

Croatian Soccer Star's Hebrew Tattoo Fail Revealed

Atletico Madrid striker's tattoo exposed during match with Real Madrid - but it's backwards, and grammatically egregious.Ari Yashar, Sarah Leah Lawent, 17/04/2015 10:15
New Council to Spread Hebrew in North America

New Council to Spread Hebrew in North America

WZO starts new council to advance Hebrew language and Israeli culture in North America.Darryl Egnal, Ari Yashar, 13/11/2013 09:38
Racist Assaults Israelis - For Speaking Spanish

Racist Assaults Israelis - For Speaking Spanish

Not too bright: Racist attacker takes ignorance to a whole new level after mistaking Hebrew for Spanish.Ari Soffer, 28/10/2013 21:02
Loving Hebrew: 7th Annual Conference on Pesach

Loving Hebrew: 7th Annual Conference on Pesach

An unusual conference on the levels of meaning and fine points of the Hebrew language to be held on Pesach in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2013 09:28
Security Guard Arrested for Vandalizing Torah

Security Guard Arrested for Vandalizing Torah

A hotel security guard was arrested in Tennessee for vandalizing a Torah scroll and other property belonging to a Hebrew academy.Rachel Hirshfeld , 16/01/2013 01:43
British Schools to Nix Hebrew as Foreign Language

British Schools to Nix Hebrew as Foreign Language

The British government is planning to exclude Hebrew from its list of officially recognized languages for primary schools. Rachel Hirshfeld , 18/12/2012 00:13
Hamas Schools to Offer Hebrew, "Know Your Enemy"

Hamas Schools to Offer Hebrew, "Know Your Enemy"

This fall, a Hebrew class titled “Know Your Enemy” is going to be offered in Hamas-run schools in Gaza, according to The New York Times. Rachel Hirshfeld , 24/05/2012 13:39
Hamas Irks PA, Teaches Hebrew in Schools

Hamas Irks PA, Teaches Hebrew in Schools

Hamas has irked the rival Fatah-headed Palestinian Authority again – this time by teaching Hebrew in Gaza highs schools.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 24/04/2012 13:16
Hebrew Classes in Texas Face Imminent Closure

Hebrew Classes in Texas Face Imminent Closure

After 10 years of being only the university in North Texas to offer Hebrew classes, North Texas U. has decided to eliminate its program.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/04/2012 14:34
Here’s How Hebrew Saves a Language in Lapland

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 21/02/2012 13:53
How Do You Say 'Jerusalem' in Arabic?

How Do You Say 'Jerusalem' in Arabic?

Ministers debated this week between proposals on how to display Arabic language road signs in a Hebrew-speaking society.David Lev, 15/12/2011 14:02
Hebrew 101 - "Sandwich Shop"

Hebrew 101 - "Sandwich Shop"

, 25/09/2011 15:09
Gov't: Hebrew Needs Help

Gov't: Hebrew Needs Help

The government wants the public to present ways of preserving and promoting the Hebrew language Gil Ronen, 31/08/2011 21:18
Et Tu Hebrew?

Et Tu Hebrew?

Lawmakers have proposed a bill defining Hebrew the sole official language and define Israel as "the national home of the Jewish people."Gabe Kahn., 05/08/2011 16:37
Research Discovers Accent Effect

Research Discovers Accent Effect

Researchers at Haifa University discover that non-native speakers understand Hebrew more easily when it is spoken with their own accent.Maayana Miskin, 22/02/2010 06:10