The History & Revival of the Hebrew Language

– Today, the Hebrew language and the state of Israel seem inseparable. But what’s crazy is that, for millennia, spoken Hebrew was an all-but-dead language. Sure, the Bible, prayers, and religious texts were written and read in Hebrew, but nobody spoke it in daily life. So, how did an almost extinct biblical language become the […]

1952 Haj Amin al-Husseini Interview with James Bell of Life Magazine

Interviewer James Bell: I mentioned the fact that the Arab refugees driven out of Palestine by the Israelis were preparing to begin their fifth winter in exile. Must there be a sixth, a seventh, a tenth? Was there an end in view? Haj Ameen al-Husseini: A good question,I would like to reverse the question. Ask […]