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Hebrew Grammar: Consonantal Roots Posted by on Jul 19, 2016

Like Arabic, Aramaic and Amharic, Hebrew also belongs to the Semitic language family. Semitic languages share similar features, such as grammatical conjugation, word order, and so on.  All of the Semitic languages exhibit a unique pattern of stems called Semitic roots. These roots are sequence of consonants, usually composed of three consonants. Two- and four-consonant…

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Hebrew Book Week Posted by on Jul 5, 2016

90 years ago, at the first intermediate day of Passover, Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv prepared for the first Hebrew Book Day. The police orchestra played Hebrew tunes, notables delivered speeches, a couple of publishing houses set up stalls and sold their books at a 25% discount, and the mass observed what will become the annual Hebrew…

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