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Hebrew is the language of the Bible.  The understanding of this language opens windows to most cultures and religions.  Knowledge of Hebrew is essential in many disciplines, such as theology, history, and archaeology.  For people interested in living, working, or doing research in the Middle East a study of Hebrew is invaluable.

Hebrew is the official language of Israel and it is spoken by Jews all over the world. Learn about famous Israeli writers and Nobel Prize winners, such as Yehuda Amichai, A B Yehoshua, Amos Oz, David Grossman, S.Y. Agnon…

The Hebrew Alphabet

Over half of the Bible, the Old Testament, was originally written nearly all in Hebrew. Below is an illustration of its modern-day alphabet. Included with each character is its approximate corresponding sound when spoken.

Last Modified: April 10, 2018