Adriana Jacobs learned Hebrew by translating poems — including the works of Rachel, the "founding mother" of Hebrew poetry.
Wendy Zierler shares the story of how she learned Hebrew at day school — after her parents traded small-town success for the Jewish community of a big city.
The Israel Postal Company is sorry for your inconvenience, in English. In Hebrew, it's more apathetic, both to postal "mishaps" and readers' possible non-maleness.
How scholar Adam Rovner's move from Israel to Indiana deepened his appreciation of Hebrew, thanks to one of Israel's most classic authors.
How does language connect children to their parents? Hannah Pressman reflects on learning Hebrew as a child and discovering her mother's ulpan notebook.
The complexities of translating "Wonder Woman" into Hebrew can help us to think about what it means to be a "woman of valor."
Did you know that Hebrew has a dozen names meaning 'joy'? A reflection on Hebrew names by Prof. Naomi Sokoloff.
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.