Resurrecting Hebrew - Ilan Stavans

Resurrecting Hebrew ($21) is the story of how Eliezer Ben-Yehuda’s efforts to rescue a dead language, Hebrew, and restore it as a spoken language, were central to the Zionist effort. Ilan Stavans shows how the tensions between the Diaspora and Israel play out in the arena of language. Stavans recalls his personal journey as well as offering a compact history of modern Hebrew.

Resurrecting Hebrew (Jewish Encounters Series) By Ilan Stavans Cover Image
ISBN: 9780805242317
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Schocken - September 16th, 2008