Q&A: How was modern Hebrew created?


Modern Hebrew wasn’t ‘created’ in the sense that constructed languages such as Esperanto or Lojban are created ex nihilo. Rather, the traditional Hebrew of Scriptures, the Talmud, and nearly two thousand years of rabbinical commentary was taken and updated to make it serviceable for the modern age. Eliezer Ben-Yehudah is often credited as single-handedly doing this […]

Q&A: How was modern Hebrew created?

Food for thought 🙏🏻

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