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  • Hebrew Language Revival

    May 27th, 2014
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    In college I wrote a paper on the revival of Hebrew:
    Looking at Hebrew in Israel today, it is hard to believe that in a century Hebrew has gone from being a dead language with no native speakers to an active living language with over 5 million. It was this surprising and unique growth that interested me in Hebrew and its revival. I wanted to look at this success and see what aspects of this revival effort could be applied to other efforts. more: pdf
    Recently, Kurdish language revivalists in Turkey found my paper and asked if they could translate it into Kurdish. Today the book came in the mail:

    more: pdf

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