Why American Jews Should Learn Hebrew

Expanded version of an essay in the Forward that generated tremendous attention in the American Jewish media. In it, author David Hazony explores the growing cultural gap between American Jews and Israelis, and offers a surprisingly simple, but compelling, solution.

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Published by Matá
Words: 2,460
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476483887
About David Hazony

David Hazony’s first book, The Ten Commandments: How Our Most Ancient Moral Text Can Renew Modern Life, was published by Scribner in September 2010, and was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. An American-born writer based in Jerusalem, his writings have appeared in The New Republic, CNN.com, the Forward, Commentary, Moment, The Jewish Chronicle, The New York Sun, Policy Review, the Jerusalem Post, and others. He is a contributing editor at The Forward, and blogs regularly at Contentions, the blog of Commentary Magazine. From 2004-2007, he served as editor-in-chief of Azure, Israel's leading journal of public affairs. He received his Ph.D. in Jewish Philosophy from the Hebrew University. He has focused his research on the thought of Eliezer Berkovits, and edited two volumes of Berkovits' writings. He also translated Emuna Elon's novel If You Awaken Love, which was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award in 2007.

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