Did you know that Hebrew has a dozen names meaning 'joy'? A reflection on Hebrew names by Prof. Naomi Sokoloff.
Prof. Naomi Sokoloff has edited a new collection of essays on David Grossman's masterful novel.
Sarah Benor loved hearing the mix of Hebrew and English at childhood summer camp. Now a prize-winning sociolinguist, she reflects on how Hebrew impacts her American Jewish identity.
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.
Robert Whitehill-Bashan had the uncanny experience of seeing an elegant Hebrew poem on his Facebook feed--and realizing it was his own.
Say "shalom" to popular Hebrew instructor Hadar Khazzam-Horovitz, who is teaching MODHEB 105 this summer.