A Culture Loses its Flavor

By Hillel Halkin

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2005

The author notes the boom in Hebrew-English translation and its lamentable effect: the acceptance and legitimization of the disappearance of Hebrew as the international language of the Jews. A Jewish culture in translation, he says, is a culture that has lost its flavor.

Topic: Language, Culture, Hebrew, Jewish Text, Jewish Literacy

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 35/619

Page Number(s): 6-7

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Halkin, Hillel. A Culture Loses its Flavor. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2005: 6-7. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6181


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