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The Four Most Important Languages of Israel

The Four Most Important Languages of Israel

March 4, 2019 |

Israel is one of the youngest countries in the in the Middle East. It is a haven for persecuted Jews, and has developed into a strong military power. Its population is made up of a variety of ethnicities, most of whom practice Judaism, but does include other religious groups. Israel and Palestine have been in […]

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The Language of Judaism: Three Things To Understand

The Language of Judaism: Three Things To Understand

December 1, 2015 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Hebrew is well-known as the language of a popular monotheistic religion, Judaism. It is also the official language of Israel, though not everyone in Israel practices Judaism. Besides that, it seems to be one of those languages that only certain groups of people know and speak, leaving the rest of us to […]

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Four Languages You Didn’t Know Were From Spain

Four Languages You Didn’t Know Were From Spain

October 14, 2015 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan If you’ve studied a bit of Spanish history, you’ll know that it’s a country made up of many different regions with their own distinct culture. Some of these regions also have their own languages, like Catalán, Asturian, Galician, and more. Most of these languages are protected under Spanish law and have enjoyed […]

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What Causes the Death of a Language?

What Causes the Death of a Language?

May 26, 2015 |

By Sarah-Claire Jordan Nothing is sadder in the linguistic community than witnessing the death of a language and not being able to do anything about it. Of course, not many people really know that a language can “die” in the first place. I know the first time I ever heard to a language being referred […]

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