hebrew hebrew  /ˈhib ru/

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  1. (n) the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
  2. (n) a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
  3. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews
  4. (adj) of or relating to the language of the Hebrews

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News

  1. Barbra Streisand Receives Honorary Doctorate from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem June 17

    Tony Award recipient Barbra Streisand receives an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem June 17 during the 76th Hebrew University International Board of Governors Meeting.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Playbill

  2. How To Learn Hebrew | “Practical Hebrew” Teaches People How To Speak The Hebrew Language – V kool

    Practical Hebrew is a new Hebrew course that provides people with an advanced Hebrew learning method, and step-by-step instructions on how to learn Hebrew fast. A full Practical Hebrew review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the course is worth buying. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/how-to-learn-hebrew/practical-hebrew/prweb10837681.htm
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Nanuet Hebrew Center to honor former president for 52 years of service

    Mollie Friedman of Pearl River was honored for her 52 years of service to the Nanuet Hebrew Center at an event Thursday.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Journal News

Quotes

  1. "I am speaking to them in their own language. The sixth commandment says: 'Thou shalt not kill.' Did you not understand .......... I say in Hebrew: 'Lo Tirtzakh'," Mr Erdogan said.
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Times Online

  2. "We have no plans to put the soldiers through questioning, either in English or in Hebrew," Barak said.
    on Jun 6, 2010 By: Ehud Barak Source: AFP

  3. "Nothing helped. Not the pleas, not the cries of the woman in labor, not the father's explanations in excellent Hebrew, nor the blood that flowed in the car. The commander of the checkpoint, a fine Israeli who had completed an officers' course,...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Gideon Levy Source: Khaleej Times

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