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Lewis Glinert

Lewis Glinert is professor of Hebrew studies at Dartmouth College, where he is also affiliated with the program in linguistics. His books include The Grammar of Modern Hebrew and, most recently, The Story of Hebrew (Princeton).

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The Intellectual Struggle Hidden in Hanukkah’s Best-Known Song

The Maccabean revolt wasn’t just about independence. It was a culture war between those who embraced “Greek wisdom” and those who believed in transcendent, divine knowledge.

Dec. 14 2017 12:01AM

How Hebrew Helped to Create the English Language—and to Form the American Spirit

“This now is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh” and other remarkable Hebraisms in the English tongue.

Feb. 15 2017 12:01AM