How Israel is Keeping the Hebrew Language Alive

Israel Today | by | Volume 28, Issue 5 | September - October 2022


In 1881, Eliezer Ben Yehuda[1] began creating a Hebrew dictionary for the modern Jewish state. As a young man, Ben Yehuda “realized that Jews could never have any country of their own, or any national entity, unless they had a common language”.[2] Today, his work continues at the Acad…

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