well, no, they didn't. but they did speak the ancestor of hebrew, if you will. their language of course is also the ancestor of arabic... and as sidney above says, genetic and archaeological testing has shown that both arabs and jews are descended from these people (instead of being descended from slaves of the mythical exodus out of egypt). the hebrews were a small tribe amongst the canaanites that eventually developed their own language and culture (and religion). so technically both languages are the language of the land. yay.
Thousands protest outlawing of Islamic Movement in Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: The language of the state
A Palestinian teen who tried to stab an Israeli woman in the West Bank was run over and shot to death. Her father, imam of the refugee camp where she grew up, says his daughter was 'responding to the occupation.'04:30 28.11.15 | 1 comments