Hebrew

The Vitality of the Hebrew Language

What are the secrets of its survival?

The Wisdom of the Hebrew Alphabet

Jewish mystics found Divinity in the Hebrew letters.

The Revival of Hebrew

The Hebrew language was re-embraced by proponents of the Jewish enlightenment, then fully reborn in Palestine.

The Hebrew Alphabet: A Mystical Journey

Jewish mystics took Judaism's reverence for the Hebrew language one step further, venerating the Hebrew letters themselves and considering them paths to the Divine.

Hebrew’s Theological Significance

According to Jewish tradition, Hebrew is the original language of humanity and the language spoken by God.

The Beginnings of the Hebrew Language

It's difficult to pinpoint the moment Hebrew emerged as a unique language.

Hebrew: Its History and Centrality

Hebrew has undergone many changes, but as the language of the sacred texts, it has always had a special place in Judaism.

Choosing Hebrew

Jewish writers chose Hebrew, not German or Russian or even Yiddish, as the language with which to build a modern literary tradition.