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Hebrew

A strange new case of linguistic evolution.

Feb. 21 2018 12:01AM

Despite the silly claims of two computer scientists.

Feb. 7 2018 12:01AM

Translated by Israeli POWS.

Chen Malul
Jan. 25 2018 12:01AM

In Hebrew, Arabic, English, German, or any other language, taboo words are curious things.

Jan. 24 2018 12:01AM

The story of the biblical word b’liya’al.

Jan. 11 2018 12:47AM

A modest suggestion for a new way of thinking about the original meaning of the word “Maccabee.”

Dec. 6 2017 12:01AM

The ancient mystery of the aravot.

Mitchell First
Aug. 28 2017 12:01AM

Including “the commandments of Judas Iscariot” and a bad translation into Hebrew.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Aug. 22 2017 12:01AM

On the once-prevalent practice of rendering Hebrew publication dates by means of numerically coded verses from the Bible.

Aug. 9 2017 12:01AM

Part of the story of Judaism.

Aug. 8 2017 12:01AM

In part, it borrowed extensively from the slangs and vernaculars of other languages. Consider the case of de la shmatte.

July 5 2017 12:01AM

The shifting historical meaning of “Thou shalt not oppress a stranger.”

June 7 2017 12:01AM