Study Jewish Culture
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.
Shalom and beyond.
By Holly Lebowitz Rossi
How much do you know about Hebrew, Aramaic and other languages spoken by Jews?
A brief glossary of important and commonly used Yiddish words and phrases.
The Lithuania-born visionary turned an ancient language into a spoken one.
Modern Israeli Literature
You don't have to know Hebrew to enjoy some of Israel's best books.
One of the most beloved writers of Yiddish literature, his work inspired the hit musical "Fiddler on the Roof."
Ashkenazi "Old Country" music found new life in America in the late 20th century.
The Jewish people's traditional language has a storied past.
The People of the Book have created a sizable corpus of secular prose and poetry.