Professors Fume Over Dominance of English Language in Israeli Academia

Some Israeli professors are upset at being asked to lecture, write and speak in English at conferences; 'We are suffering from a lack of self-respect,' says TAU professor.

Ninety-nine years after the Technion decided that classes would be taught in Hebrew rather than German, the heated debate that racked the Israel Institute of Technology has returned to Israeli academia. This time, though, the fight pits Hebrew against English.