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  • Hebrew word of the week: eqsit

    2 weeks ago

    Trendy American words are quickly incorporated into Israeli Hebrew and cherished by the media gossips. They are taken from the English, as seleb (בלס) “celeb,” or selebrita’it for “female celebrity;” a formal Hebrew synonym is yedua’nit (less common).

    Eqsit takes informal English...

  • Once dreaming of a Hebrew charter school, now only Mandarin is offered

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    September 27, 2012 | 3:50 pm

    When the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences (AEA) opened in August 2010, part of the draw for parents was the chance for students at the Santa Clarita charter middle and high school to study Hebrew. 

    Since then, AEA backers have submitted petitions to set up...

  • The Ties That Bind Two Schools of Faith

    By Susan Josephs

    September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Azmeralda Alfi is the administrator for the Bureau of Islamic Arabic Education (BIAE).

    Aviva Kadosh the director of day school and Hebrew language services for the Bureau of Jewish Education (BJE).

    And although on the face of it, it may seem otherwise -- they have a lot in common.

    ...
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