Why is Hebrew Written from Right to Left?

Most languages are written from left to right. Hebrew is one of the exceptions.

How To Read the Hebrew Alphabet

Known as the Aleph Bet, the Hebrew alphabet contains 22 letters.

How I Chose My Hebrew Name

When I chose to become Jewish, I didn’t choose my Hebrew name. It sort of chose me.

How to Learn Hebrew

A guide to online courses, tools and programs for adult students.

Must-Know Passover Terms

Key words and phrases for Passover.

Must-Know Yom Kippur Words and Phrases

Key vocabulary for the Jewish Day of Atonement.

Hebrew Words

Some basic Hebrew words for a beginner.

What Does Mazel Tov Mean?

This popular Jewish phrase of congratulation is a literally a comment on the alignment of the stars.

Common Prayer Words

50 of the most frequent Hebrew words that appear in the siddur.

Call Me Kalman

Exploring the roots of a Hebrew name.