Modern Hebrew


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Modern Hebrew

n.
The Hebrew language as used from the 1700s to the present, and an official language of Israel. Also called New Hebrew.

Modern Hebrew

n
(Languages) the official language of the state of Israel; a revived form of ancient Hebrew

Mod′ern He′brew


n.
the language of the modern state of Israel, a revived form of Biblical and Mishnaic Hebrew. Abbr.: ModHeb
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Noun1.Modern Hebrew - Hebrew used in Israel todayModern Hebrew - Hebrew used in Israel today; revived from ancient Hebrew
Hebrew - the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
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Our first guest is Israeli food writer and TV personality Gil Hovav, whose new memoir, Candies from Heaven, is about growing up in Jerusalem in a close-knit family (and not just any family: Hovav's great-grandfather is Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, who revived the modern Hebrew language).
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In his poems, not is as present as what is; part of the challenge of translating his work is to catch the rhythm of the no, as it recurs in his poems, and convey it as seamlessly and easily as he is able to do in Modern Hebrew.
The Steinsaltz edition of the Talmud has been in print for decades, in both modern Hebrew and English translation, and parts of it already exist on the internet.
This book contains examples of the original manuscript and a description of the scribal style used, the text of the The Words of Gad the Seer in modern Hebrew font and in English translation, and a long commentary in Hebrew on each chapter.
A drawing of the slab's inscriptions (right) shows the proposed early Hebrew letters next to corresponding modern Hebrew letters (green).
But Mussar "correction," or "instruction" in Hebrew or "ethics" in modern Hebrew, is a practice that's accessible to everyone.
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Among the factors contributing to the complexity were the development of both modern Hebrew and Yiddish as national languages, starkly divergent Jewish political groupings, and the muddled issue of the religious--cultural-linguistic elements that would make up the modern Jew.
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Israel literary relations that contributed to the decline of American Hebrew literature in the mid-twentieth century and to Farmelant's early departure from the field of modern Hebrew poetry.