The Hebrew Language as a Unifying Factor for the Jewish People
Publication Date: January 1989
Author(s): Moshe Chen
Series: Forum: on the Jewish People, Zionism and Israel, vol.62, Winter/Spring 1989.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Identity Formation; Zionism; Hebrew; Jewish identification
The author reviews the unique role of the Hebrew language in Jewish identity and history. He contends that the Hebrew language must be propagated and revived in the Diaspora, and that the language must not be taught in isolation from its traditional Jewish source materials.