isr industriously hebraises ancient place names, promoting the hebrew version as a reclamation of the original name when the opposite is true. Acre has the hebrew name Acco, which is usually given as its original, ancient name. The real form of its name in the oldest inscriptions, however, is Akka, the same form as in modern Arabic-heard about Ugarit?
Palestinians, IDF clash in Jalazone after funeral of teen killed by IDF on Friday (Haaretz)
from the article: This day in Jewish history / The Rambam comes to Israel