The Language of Angels

The Language of Angels

A Story About the Reinvention of Hebrew

Book - 2017
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Once there was a child without a friend. Ben-Zion's father insisted that his son speak only Hebrew, considered by some as the language of angels. But in the 1880s, the Jewish people who lived in Jerusalem spoke Yiddish or the languages of the places where they grew up. Hebrew hadn't been in everyday use for more than two thousand years, and adults said it could never be revived.
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2017]
ISBN: 9781580896368
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Gudeon, Karla - Illustrator


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