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Archive for July, 2021

About the Hebrew Word for Sock Posted by on Jul 26, 2021

Last month the Academy of the Hebrew Language – an institution with legislated authority to study, guard, and guide the development of the Hebrew language – announced: לְאַחַר שָׁנִים שֶׁל הִתְלַבְּטוּת הֶחְלִיטָה הָאָקָדֶמְיָה לְאַשֵּׁר אֶת הַשִּׁמּוּשׁ בַּמִּלָּה גֶּרֶב בְּמׅין נְקֵבָה לְצַד מׅין זָכָר. After years of deliberation, the Academy decided to approve the use of the word…

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The Israeli Olympic Delegation for Tokyo 2020 Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

After last year’s postponement (דְּחִיָּה), Tokyo Olympics 2020 (אוֹלִימְפְּיָאדַת טוֹקְיוֹ) will finally take place this month, July 2021. The Games were delayed a year in the hopes that the COVID-19 situation would be under control by now. Unfortunately, this is not the case. As the pandemic rages across the globe, and Japan just announced a state of emergency…

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