12/08/2020 – Posted in: General

DONATE Your participation is essential! The Hebrew language is a vital part of the journey, legacy, and future of the Jewish people in Israel and across the globe. The Academy invites you to support our mission and advance our critical work. Thank you for your generous support.         If you would like to add special details about your donation please fill out the form below:  

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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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About the Academy 24/07/2018 – Posted in: General

The Academy of the Hebrew Language is the world’s premiere institution for the Hebrew language, and in Israel, its decisions are binding on all governmental agencies. Here, as one would expect, new Hebrew words and terms are created, and standards are set for grammar, orthography, transliteration and punctuation. Its flagship endeavor, however, is its work in preserving the Hebrew language and its development through the Historical Dictionary Project. As defined in its constitution, the Academy’s…

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The Academy Centre and Museum – Posted in: General

The Academy of the Hebrew Language was established by law in 1953 to serve as the official institution of the Hebrew Language. Over the years, the Academy has been the national institution for the study of the Hebrew language, continuing the activities begun by the Language Committee (Va‘ad Halashon), which include supervising the development of the language and providing professional terminology in Hebrew. In recent years, the Academy has promoted and developed new projects that…

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Activities – Posted in: General

The Academy of the Hebrew Language was established by law with a view to it becoming the “preeminent institution for the science of the Hebrew language.” Through decades of activity, the Academy has established its reputation as the national institute for the study and research of the Hebrew language and as an institution piloting one of the most important areas of our society and culture. The Academy includes over 40 members and approximately 60 employees.…

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Members – Posted in: About

Cantor Joseph Malovany Director, Chairman Prof. Moshe Bar-Asher Director, President Prof. Aharon Maman Director, Vice President Mr. Jacob Klein Director, Treasurer Ms. Alice Klein Director, Vice President Mr. Gil B. Cohen Director, Vice President Ms. Hemda Cohen Director Professor Avraham Holtz Director Dr. Toby Berger Holtz Director Dr. Aaron Koller Director Marc D. Leve Director, Secretary

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About – Posted in: About

Friends of The Academy of The Hebrew Language in Jerusalem, Inc. was established to assist the Academy of The Hebrew Language in accomplishing its goals, both in its ongoing work and in its efforts to establish the Center for the Hebrew Language. The Academy of the Hebrew Language was founded in 1953 to serve as the official institution of the Hebrew Language. Over the years, the Academy has been the national institution for the study of the Hebrew…

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