Naomi Zeveloff was always told that her name meant ‘son of Zevel’ in Russian. Then she moved to Israel, where it has a very different meaning.
During working hours, while his 4-year-old son is at nursery school, Jason Fredric Gilbert closes the door to his small home office to keep out the noise. Why? Watching porn is his day job.
An all-Hebrew performance of ‘Peter and the Wolf’ marked the opening of a two-week festival aiming to raise the profile of the Hebrew language in North America.
A new Hebrew charter school is scheduled to open in suburban Minneapolis-St. Paul in September.
Israeli punsters have come up with the perfect way to show support for French Jews. The extra layer of meaning in their Hebrew ‘Charlie’ signs is as clever as it is touching.
Here’s one you may be tempted to keep for yourself: A pack of He’Brew beers from Shmaltz Brewing Company with a kit for making the empties into a menorah.
What if Israel wasn’t a Jewish state but a Hebrew state? Having one common language might help forge one Israeli identity — but not without some problems.
Syria’s official news agency, SANA, has launched a Hebrew-language website to reach Israeli readers.
Should we bend over backward to avoid using male-centric language? No, argues Philologos, because political correctness can sometimes get in the way of communicating properly.
A new proposed law in the Knesset would remove Arabic as an official language of Israel. Liora Halperin says this ignores the history of Hebrew’s own struggles.