Want to learn Yiddish or Arabic? Try Facebook
Israelis and Palestinians who have a fever for foreign languages are teaching fans new words every day, in tongues as obscure and ancient as Akkadian and Aramaic.
On any given day, hundreds of millions of people all over the world waste hours on Facebook, and Israelis are no exception. But the past few months have seen a number of Facebook pages pop up that try to offer Hebrew speakers some added value by opening windows to other cultures near and far.