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Sunday, January 31 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Two Sisters that Loved Eliezer Ben-Yehuda

“No man is an Island,” it is said. Washington had his Martha, Ben-Gurion had Paula, King David had Bat-Sheva — and Ben-Yehuda had his woman… In fact, he had two! These two helped make him able to succeed in the fulfillment of his “mission”.  Come learn about the history of this famous first family of the modern Hebrew language and its effect on the development of the modern State of Israel.

 


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Eliezer Ben-Yehuda

Rabbi Eliezer Ben-Yehuda was born in Jerusalem, a descendent of illustrious scholars and authors.  His grandfather, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, a pre-Zionist visionary and pioneer of Jewish national renaissance and resettlement in Eretz-Yisrael, was a writer, lexicographer, newspaper editor, teacher (first to teach an entire curriculum in Hebrew) and statesman. | Rabbi Eliezer studied at McGill University in Montreal, at Sir George Williams... Read More →


Sunday January 31, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room B