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Research: Online opinions clouded by day's weather

Hebrew U. research shows how a rainy day affects our reviews of a past stay in a hotel.

Research: Online opinions clouded by day's weather

Government to offer Hebrew courses for foreign journalists

Subsidized beginners Hebrew language courses to be offered to foreign journalists beguinning this coming Sunday.

Government to offer Hebrew courses for foreign journalists

Iranian news agency launches Hebrew website

Tasnim News Agency launches Hebrew website cites "strategic importance of issue of Palestine".

Iranian news agency launches Hebrew website

New 'Aravit' script merges Hebrew with Arabic

Warming relations between Israel and Arab countries creates new application for Aravrit, script that combines Hebrew and Arabic.

New 'Aravit' script merges Hebrew with Arabic

Jewish Agency launches global Hebrew ed program at summer camps

Jewish Agency launches global informal hebrew education program at summer camps as a way of connecting younger generation to Israel.

Jewish Agency launches global Hebrew ed program at summer camps

Elite US military language school drops Hebrew

Elite military language school in California will no longer offer Hebrew, citing low demand for Hebrew classes.

Elite US military language school drops Hebrew

Need Help Learning Hebrew? These Are The Best Language Apps

We are lucky to live in an age when we can get around in Israel fairly easily without being fluent at speaking Hebrew.

Need Help Learning Hebrew? These Are The Best Language Apps

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 Calligraphy

The Indian Muslim who fell in love with the Hebrew lettersplayer

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.

Do you know a Hebrew word comprised of the same 4 letters?

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.

Hebrew classes on the rise in Chicago-area public schools

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

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

Hebrew in Bahrain?

Saudi journalist and confidant of royal family now operating in Bahrain explains how he fell in love with the Hebrew language.

Hebrew in Bahrain?player

Cooking in Hebrew

Cooking in Hebrew enables pleasant, relaxed meeting of community members to deepen content of Jewish identity, holidays, and festivals.

Cooking in Hebrew

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.'

Graduates of US 'Hebrew Public' charter schools visit 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.'

I24NEWS to broadcast in Israelplayer

The hypocrisy in opposing Israel's Nationality Law

The hypocrisy in opposing Israel's Nationality Law

Attacking Israel's Nationality Law is pure hypocrisy

Attacking Israel's Nationality Law is pure hypocrisy

This new method of teaching Hebrew actually works

Jewish day schools break the mold to teach their students fluent Hebrew.

This new method of teaching Hebrew actually works

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

Organizers hope to expand from 10 camps to 48 camps over the next decade.

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

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.

Epic quest to document 'miracle' of Hebrew language

'Hebrew is like a Sleeping Beauty'

Russian-speaking intellectuals gather in Jerusalem for 'slow reading' study of the city’s linguistic history.

'Hebrew is like a Sleeping Beauty'

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.

Bennett's Initiative: Teach Arabs Hebrew in Kindergarten

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.

Ancient Scroll Discovered in 1970 Read for First Timeplayer

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.

Croatian Soccer Star's Hebrew Tattoo Fail Revealed

New Council to Spread Hebrew in North America

WZO starts new council to advance Hebrew language and Israeli culture in North America.

New Council to Spread Hebrew in North America

Racist Assaults Israelis - For Speaking Spanish

Not too bright: Racist attacker takes ignorance to a whole new level after mistaking Hebrew for Spanish.

Racist Attacker Assaults Israelis - For Speaking Spanish

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.

Loving Hebrew: 7th Annual Conference on Hol Hamoed Pesach

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.

Hotel Security Guard Arrested for Vandalizing Yeshiva's Torah

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.

British Schools to Exclude Hebrew as Foreign Language

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.

Hamas Schools to Offer Hebrew, "Know Your Enemy"

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.

Hamas Irks PA, Teaches Hebrew in Schools

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.

Only College Hebrew Classes in North Texas Face Imminent Closure

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.

Here’s How Hebrew Saves a Language in Lapland

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.

How Do You Say 'Jerusalem' in Arabic?

Gov't: Hebrew Needs Help

The government wants the public to present ways of preserving and promoting the Hebrew language

Hebrew Language Needs Public's Help, Says Government

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."

Bill to Make Hebrew Sole Official Language

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.

Researcher: Best to Learn Hebrew in Your Own Accent