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Resurrecting Hebrew

Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: New York : Nextbook : Schocken, ©2008.
Series: Jewish encounters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Here is the stirring story of how Hebrew was rescued from the fate of a dead language to become the living tongue of a modern nation. The resurrection of Hebrew raises urgent questions about the role language plays in Jewish survival, questions that lead Stavans not merely into the roots of modern Hebrew but into the origins of Israel itself.
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Named Person: Ilan Stavans; Eliezer Ben-Yehuda; Eliezer Ben-Yehuda; Ilan Stavans
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 9780805242317 0805242317
OCLC Number: 191090377
Description: 219 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Jewish encounters.
Responsibility: Ilan Stavans.

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Here is the stirring story of how Hebrew was rescued from the fate of a dead language to become the living tongue of a modern nation. The resurrection of Hebrew raises urgent questions about the role language plays in Jewish survival, questions that lead Stavans not merely into the roots of modern Hebrew but into the origins of Israel itself.

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