HBRW 167B — The Sleeping Beauty: The Revival of Modern Hebrew[ dl fl hum ]
Prerequisite: Any 40-level Hebrew course or permission of the instructor.
An intermediate course that surveys the origins of the Hebrew language and its development throughout the centuries, focusing on its major stages (biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and modern). Explores the unique phenomenon of its revival as a spoken language and its adaptation to the modern world. Usually offered every second year.