Word of the Day Tfoo on That Jook! A Grisly Load From Russian

What happens when a beautiful baby is born or the PM sets out to talk peace? This is what happens.

Hebrew is a beautiful language, claims Hebrew itself, and it may be so; but the fact is that like all languages, modern Hebrew vernacular has borrowed heavily from the rest of the world. From English we get the telephone, as the people scorned the pure Hebrew word for it coined by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, the great Hebrew lexicographer (sah-rahok); from French...