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בן יהודה -Hebrew Revival Video

Interesting video about Eliezer Ben Yehuda, the man who helped revive Hebrew as a spoken language.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NQvB-djqMag

August 4, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/Gerardd88

Thank you very much for sharing this. Really interesting video. I was always fascinated by the revival of Hebrew but didn't know much about it or about this man.

August 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jmonsch

I recommend reading the following book about the revival of modern hebrew: "Tongue of the Prophets - The Life Story of Eliezer Ben Yehuda by Robert St. John". It is a very insightful book about the processes of taking a liturgical language and transforming it into a everyday spoken language. You can find the book somewhere on the net as ebook or PDF download.

August 5, 2016
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