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Political disinformation – 'stumbling block before the blind'

All Jews should be alarmed at the politicization of language to inflame partisan tensions, often culminating in antisemitic violence. Op-ed.

Political disinformation – 'stumbling block before the blind'

The language barrier to Aliyah

Don't you want to speak and understand the language of your forefathers, of the Bible? You can manage the language barrier. Op-ed.

The language barrier to Aliyah

Pure speech? That depends

The Torah, which usually condenses wording, sometimes uses extra words to teaches us the importance of clean language.

Pure speech? That depends

Mazel Tov: Duolingo introduces Yiddish course

Your Bobbe will be proud: Yiddish will be the 40th language offered on the app.

Duolingo launches Yiddish course

Say what you mean - words matter!

It is only Man who is capable of communicating the depth of his intellect and his soul; only man can communicate his heart.

Say what you mean - words matter!

Nations and the function of language

What exactly was the rebellion of those who built the Tower of Bavel?

Nations and the function of language

First dictionary editor thought term 'anti-Semite' would have no use

Oxford English Dictionary editor James Murray left term 'anti-Semite' out of dictionary, thought it would fall out of use.

Dictionary editor thought term 'anti-Semite' would have no use

Join the Anglos teaching English in Israel

Special teacher's certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language retraining program being offered at Talpiot College now

Join the Anglos teaching English in Israelplayer

Royal Spanish Academy to open Ladino academy in Israel

Institution which reinforces use of Spanish language worldwide announces the creation of academy for 'Judeo-Spanish' in Israel.

Royal Spanish Academy to open Ladino academy in Israel

'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'

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