Eliezer Ben Yehuda
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Eliezer Ben Yehuda his life and achievements by Ruth Wechsler

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Published by Histadruth Ivrith of America and Canadian Association for Hebrew Education and Culture in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Ben-Yehuda, Eliezer, 1858-1922.

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Statementby Ruth K. Wechsler; English adaptation by Tamar Grand.
LC ClassificationsPJ4534.B4 W42
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Pagination18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6237098M
LC Control Number57047595

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Description: Eliezer Ben-Yehuda (), a Russian Jew, was the leader of the movement to revive the Hebrew language-the only attempt we know of that succeeded in restoring an archaic language to use in everyday speech. This memoir is an account of his life until , a year after he settled in Jerusalem, it contains a description of his early life in the. Rabbi Eliezer Ben-Yehuda's Page! Scroll down for the menu! Maintained by Rabbi E. Ben-Yehuda. Rabbi Eliezer Ben-Yehuda. The Eliezer Ben-Yehuda Foundation, Inc. Have I got a book for you!! Check it out HERE (Eliezer's Last Hours. Mattan-Am -- A Gift of the People. Ben-Yehuda's Resting Place. Short Biography of Rabbi Ben-Yehuda. Eliezer Ben Yehuda lived 41 years with deadly tuberculosis that even killed Devora, his first wife of only 10 years, from that same disease. Three of his children died a couple of months later from a pandemic attack of flu. He lost two more children through disease from his second wife, Hemda. was written by the author Devora Omer after extensive study and research that included conversations with Ben-Yehuda's family members. It was translated to English, Japanese and Russian. The sequel to the story of Ben-Tzion (who later changed his name to Itamar Ben-Avi) is told in Omer's book "Ahavat Itamar" ("The Love of Itamar").more/5.

Three years after he moved to Jerusalem, Eliezer Ben Yehuda began work on a “Hebrew dictionary” by listing a few new words in his weekly four-page Hebrew newspaper. The new words came out of necessity when Eliezer and his first wife, Devora, vowed to speak only Hebrew to each other and a few close friends, all of whom barely knew any Hebrew. Born Eliezer Yiẓḥak Perelman in Luzhky, Lithuania, he officially adopted the pseudonym Ben-Yehuda, which he had previously used in his literary activities, when he went to Palestine. Ben-Yehuda's father, a *Ḥabad Ḥasid, died when Eliezer was five years old. At the age of 13, he was sent to his uncle to attend the yeshivah in Polotsk. Hemdah Ben-Yehuda also wrote fiction, some of which was published in slim volumes (e.g. Farm of the Rechabites) by the Jerusalem publishing company of Shlomo Israel Shirizli. She collected most of her work in a book entitled Lives of the Pioneers in Erez Israel (). The Revivers of The Hebrew Language, A Series of Monographs: Eliezer Ben Yehuda / Chaim Nachman Bialik, Simcha Raz and R. Wexler and E. Indelman, Brit Ivrit Olamit, Jerusalem, , 56p, trade pb, covers bumped/scuffed/creased, clean text, solid bindingHEBREW LANGUAGE Seller Inventory # ABE