Tag: Hebrew

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Israeli Scholars Decipher Dead Sea Scroll

JERUSALEM – Israeli scholars have pieced together and deciphered one of two previously unread manuscripts of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than half a century since their discovery, an Israeli university has said.

STRASBOURG, FRANCE - APRIL 04: A young Jewish couple walk past the Synagogue de la Paix synagogue April 4, 2009 in Strasbourg, France. Strasbourg is home to approximately 16,000 Jews, including a flourishing Orthodox Jewish community. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

France Denies Secretive Tax Unit to Target Jews

The French government has denied a controversial report regarding a secretive department within the French Finance Ministry that allegedly targets Jews for tax evasion.

An Indian Jew holds a sheet with letters of the Hebrew alphabet while taking part in a class at Hebrew learning centre set up in a synagogue in Aizawl on November 29, 2008.

Expert: Hebrew May Contain World’s Oldest Alphabet

Hebrew, resurrected by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda during the late 19th century after having been considered a dead language, may contain the oldest alphabet in the world, a Canadian expert contends.

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Netflix Has Begun Adding Hebrew Subtitles

Since having announced in January its entry into the Israeli market, the management at Netflix has received multiple requests from Israeli consumers for Hebrew subtitles for programs offered in the country.

Twitter introduced a new head of operations on April 15, 2016 to boost advertising in what it calls Greater China despite still being banned in mainland China

Twitter Closes Account of Hamas Spokesman

TEL AVIV – Twitter shut down a Hamas account on Friday that belonged to the spokesman for the terror organization’s military wing. The spokesman, Abu Obeida, opened a new Twitter account on Saturday, writing, “Twitter yielded to the pressure of the enemy, which

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Obama, Media Lied About Netanyahu and the Palestinian State

The interview in which Netanyahu expressed the much-misinterpreted remark took place with the conservative Israeli publication NRG. It also took place in Hebrew, a language virtually none of the members of the Western press read or speak; most simply took the Ha’aretz report and ran with it. Here is what Netanyahu actually said.