It's not that American Jews can't learn Hebrew-they actively won't. Michael Weingrad argues that the psychological history of immigration is the reason why.
For Adam Rovner, teaching "Yad Vashem," a Hebrew story by Aharon Megged published in 1955, the challenges start with the name itself.
Is Hebrew an abyss--or a bridge to new worlds? Brandeis PhD student Aviv Ben Or muses on the language that inspires him.
Say "shalom" to popular Hebrew instructor Hadar Khazzam-Horovitz, who is teaching MODHEB 105 this summer.
Wendy Zierler of Hebrew Union College digs into the Israeli tv hit "The Jews are Coming," which offers Hebrew satire of Jewish history.
Learn about the celebrity eye doctor in Jerusalem who sparked Anat Mooreville's research on global health.
Find out about new research directions in the growing field of Israel Studies. First lecture is Jan. 25th!
How have Jewish American writers portrayed Israel? Naomi Sokoloff presents an overview in "The Cambridge History of Jewish American Literature"