The Computing Pillar 29/07/2018 – Posted in: General

In all its activities, the Academy relies on its IT Department. The IT Department closely accompanies work on the Historical Dictionary project and the scientific secretariat in developing and maintaining dedicated software, as well as in developing and supporting the Academy’s website and other platforms used today. The IT Department constantly contends with the need to develop its professional capabilities and to expand the tools at its disposal so that it can meet the accepted…

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The Learning and Culture Center – Posted in: General

Establishment of the Learning and Culture Center is another facet of the Academy’s expansion process and its orientation toward new directions. Alongside the Academy’s solid online presence, there is a need to prepare the physical ground so as to enable it to open its doors to the public at large and to offer visitors an instructive and enjoyable Hebrew experience. The visitor’s encounter with the treasures of the Hebrew language and with its historical chronicles…

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The Online Hebrew Language Information Center – Posted in: General

The Academy has set a goal to disseminate the information it collects via digital means, making it accessible to the general public and to researchers. In recent years, much activity has been carried out in this sphere (the online sites, the khalufon [providing alternatives], the questions and answers system, Facebook) and high responsiveness on the public’s part to the available materials was discovered. Through a unified search capability, the Online Information Center will coordinate results…

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Hebrew Terminology and the Online Site of Academy Terms – Posted in: General

The Hebrew Terminology Project is more than 100 years old. The Hebrew Language Committee started on this undertaking when the Hebrew language needed basic words for daily life, terms for subject areas in the schools, for work in factories and activities in all the professions and areas of life. The Academy continues in this endeavor with which it is charged by law. In this era of globalization the need for Hebrew terminology is even greater…

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The Historical Dictionary Project and the “Ma’agarim” Site – Posted in: General

The Hebrew Language Historical Dictionary Project is a national one. Its purpose is to compose a scientific historical dictionary that will be the most authoritative dictionary for the Hebrew language of all time and will be a kind of national library of the treasury of Hebrew words and Hebrew texts. In the language of H. N. Bialik, “A compilation of linguistic assets throughout all the generations,” (Hevle Lashon, 1907). To compose and assemble the dictionary,…

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