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The Lithuania-born visionary turned an ancient language into a spoken one.
50 of the most frequent Hebrew words that appear in the siddur.
From kibbitz/kibbutz to mitzvah/mikveh, we round up some easily confused Hebrew and Yiddish terms.
The Hebrew word for life is a popular symbol and toast — and is linked to the number 18.
Common Hebrew (and Aramaic) shorthand translated and explained.
Commonly used words and phrases for "noshers" and "fressers."
Most languages are written from left to right. Hebrew is one of the exceptions.
Known as the Aleph Bet, the Hebrew alphabet contains 22 letters.
Modern Israeli Literature
You don't have to know Hebrew to enjoy some of Israel's best books.
The Jewish people's traditional language has a storied past.
Sometimes not understanding the words can actually enhance the experience of prayer.
What happens when a people has no land of its own?
This popular Jewish phrase of congratulation is a literally a comment on the alignment of the stars.
You say "Shabbos," I say "Shabbat."