Resurrecting Hebrew

Resurrecting Hebrew, a new book by Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture (Spanish) and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor, was reviewed by The Washington Post, Haaretz.com and The Jewish Exponent.

Amherst College Professor Ilán Stavans Publishes Book on Reviving the Hebrew Language

September 22, 2008               
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AMHERST, Mass.—Ilán Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and Five College 40th Anniversary Professor at Amherst College, has just published Resurrecting Hebrew ($21, Schocken, 2008), the story of how Hebrew was rescued from extinction to become the living language of a modern nation.