|Title:||The Joys of Hebrew|
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|Category:||History and Criticism|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press; 1 edition (November 19, 1992)|
and colorful slices of modern Israeli life. In addition, Glinert provides at the back of the book an alphabetical list of familiar biblical names in English, Sephardi/Israeli Hebrew, and Ashkenazi Hebrew. Stores ▾. Audible Barnes & Noble Walmart eBooks Apple Books Google Play Abebooks Book Depository Indigo Alibris Better World Books IndieBound.
Glinert (Hebrew and Jewish studies, Univ. of London) has brought together a collection of more than 600 entries on "the best known and most lovable Hebrew words and sayings. Although the style is light-hearted, the author knows his subject. The arrangement is alphabetical according to an excellent transliteration. Entries range from the familiar Bar Mitzvah and chutzpah to rachmanut ("compassion") and tsarr gidul banim ("the stress of raising children"). The Joys of Hebrew will disappoint those familiar with Rosten's book. In part, it is because spoken Hebrew has not yet developed the expressiveness of Yiddish and also little of colloquial Hebrew is known or used within the English speaking Jewish community. More important, Glinert's writing style cannot compare to Rosten's and his book suffers in comparison.
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Lewis Glinert provides a concise definition of each entry, and then illustrates the word's usage with generous passages from the Bible and the Talmud, the prayers and the sayings of famous rabbis, the razor's edge of Jewish humor, excerpts from the work of Elie Wiesel, Adin Steinsaltz, . Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
Recently Viewed and Featured. Ed466 642 - Benchmarking and Alignment of Standards and Testing, Cse Technical Report. many words familiar from their use in Israel, such as rega (literally, "one moment," it is the Israeli equivalent of Mexico's mañana) or miluim (army reserve service); and many traditional sayings, such as Tsarat rabim chatsi nechama ("A public woe is half a comfort").
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Preserved by the Jews across two millennia, Hebrew endured long after it ceased to be a mother tongue, resulting in one of the most intense textual cultures ever known. It was a bridge to Greek and Arab science. It unlocked the biblical sources for Jerome and the Reformation.
Lewis Glinert is Lecturer in Hebrew and Jewish Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. 5 14% (1). 4 57% (4). 3 29% (2).