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Hebrew: The Eternal Language


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FrontmaterTitle pageCopyright pageDedication pagePrefaceContentsList of IllustrationsHEBREW: THE ETERNAL LANGUAGEINTRODUCTIONThe Role of Hebrew in Jewish LifePART IHow the Language Began to Be SpokenPART IIHow the Written Language Took FormPART IIIHow the Language Was PreservedPART IVHow the Language Meets Modern NeedsEPILOGUEHebrew for American JewsChanging Jewish Attitude toward HebrewSignificance of Hebrew in Jewish LifeThe Present Spiritual Crisis in Diaspora JewryNeededA Dynamic Source of Motivation for Jewish Life in the DiasporaThe Real Meaning of Historic CultureThe Role of Hebrew in Diaspora JudaismNotes and BibliographyIndex
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