The number of students studying Hebrew has been falling for a decade — why isn’t anyone talking about it?
Ginzburg came from a prominent Jewish family, but always took great pains to remind interviewers that her mother was not Jewish.
For many, “concentration camp” connotes what Auschwitz became — an extermination camp where nearly one million people were murdered.
Like all great writers, Bellow’s real subject is humanity. Sure, this is a Jewish story and an American story, but it’s really a human story.
Now we can translate a musical system of reading the Torah that is centuries old — using modern technology to transmit the ancient.
For word nerds, the answer is complicated.
Ilya Kaminsky is the heir to a long, magnificent tradition of writers from Odessa.
“What We Talk About When We Talk About Hebrew” is a decidedly nonminimalist take on what it means to speak Hebrew in America.
A new translation of “The Little Prince,” published in Arabic and translated into Hebrew is now available for 88 shekels.
I bristle at the idea that a language is for some people and not others; for “us,” not them. Language is a major part of identity,