Why Hebrew is Fundamental to Jewish Education: Linguistics and Longevity: The Interdependence of Language, Heritage, and Nationalism

By Alvin I. Schiff

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), December 1998

The Hebrew language serves both as a unique expression of the Jewish heritage and a key instrument of the survival of the Jewish people. The mystique of Hebrew lies in its uniformity and constancy despite being spoken by Jews throughout the world and its multifaceted characterâ??its use in the synagogue, the home, the arts, business, and in everyday life. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.75 no.2, Winter 1998.

Topic: History, Jewish Identification, Scholarship, Academic Research

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 75/No. 2

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Language: English

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Schiff, Alvin I. Why Hebrew is Fundamental to Jewish Education: Linguistics and Longevity: The Interdependence of Language, Heritage, and Nationalism. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). December 1998: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1263


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