Category «Science and History»

Hebrew Alphabet Meanings, Symbols and Ideas About Creation

Kabbalah "ein sof" chart

Hebrew is not just for Bible or Jewish studies scholars. It turns out the letters of the Hebrew alphabet actually have much to say about the patterns that govern creation—both natural and human. The Hebrew alphabet meanings, symbols are relevant to Christians, too, as they represent and refine the understanding of God, the cosmos, and …

“What Language Do They Speak in Israel?” A Worthwhile Question

What Language Do They Speak in Israel?” - Jerusalem

Hebrew is not a commonly taught language in schools around the world—most people view it as an ancient religious language. However, modern Israel has excellent universities and businesses; and is making strides in sustainability, medical technology, finance, and computer science. Israel has produced incredible writers, musicians, and film artists, too. So, what language do they …

The Difference Between Aramaic and Hebrew: A Story of Two Timeless Languages

The King David's Tower

Two similar languages share the stage as one of the oldest languages ever spoken. Enjoying the spotlight throughout ancient history, these languages have become invaluable to anyone who understands their importance. However, many misperceptions have sprung up along the way, hence the importance of knowing the difference between Aramaic and Hebrew. Clarifications in all areas …

What Is the Hebrew Language’s Intrinsic Value?

What is the Hebrew Lnguage's Intrinsic Value: Israeli Flag

Hebrew is more than just a language. We can hardly explain the phenomenon. As the Biblical Language, Hebrew ingrains deeply in everyone, a religious and cultural foundation in its speakers first before the more technological and artistic side. What is the Hebrew Language’s intrinsic value to you as a person? Its survival of a 2000-year …

Ancient Hebrews: Culture, Customs, and Social Life

The ancient Hebrews occupied the area known in antiquity as Palestine. They were people with a very rich culture and way of life. A lot of the peoples of the world have changed due to the passage of time, and of course the advent of modern civilization. This article is an attempt to take a …

Biblical Hebrew vs. Modern Hebrew Culture and Religion

Hebrew culture has a long history of change. However, the diversity that exists in Hebrew culture today is not routinely considered. Hebrew people are often known to non-Hebrews by the culture of the dominant sects of Judaism that exist in their home regions. By examining Biblical Hebrew vs. modern Hebrew culture and religion, and observing …

Hebrew Language History: Complexity and Diversity

Hebrew is one of the official languages of the State of Isreal; it is also cited as Israeli Hebrew, (modern Hebrew), and considered the “mother tongue” of the Jewish people. Hebrew is one of the oldest languages in the world and the only language that was once considered a dead language, to become revived. The …

Origins of the Hebrew Language: Religion and History

The Hebrew language, simply put is a Semitic Script of 22 letters which read from right to left. But what are the origins of the Hebrew language? Was it the first language man ever spoke? How could such an important language almost become lost forever? These are questions we are going to answer while diving …

Jewish Faith vs. Christian Faith: An Examination

Over the course of human civilization, religion has been practically ever-present. Cultures spanning the globe and the ages have almost all had some form of religious or spiritual beliefs. Of all the world’s religions, perhaps two of the most closely connected are Judaism and Christianity. In this article, we will take a look at Jewish …