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    London pinat Ben Yehudah Yaron London meḥapeś et ha-ʻIvrit / Catalog Record Only

    In this six-episode series Yaron London deals with the Hebrew language. While Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, who revived Hebrew as a modern language, is credited with creating one of history's most impressive linguistic revolutions, London laments the state of disrepair that he thinks the language is sliding into. At times, his anguish is palpable. He stands by and watches as semi-globalized high-tech executives mangle the Hebrew ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Nurith Aviv Catalog Record Only

    Mi-śafah le-śafah: Israeli writers, musicians, actors and a Rabbi/philosopher from varying countries and ethnic backgrounds discuss the relationship between their mother tongues and Hebrew. The film raises the question of the relationship between language of the immigrant (architect of the State of Israel) and Hebrew, inseparable from the construction of Zionism. Vaters Land: "Starting from Sigmund Freud's definition of mourning and from Hannah Arendt's ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011