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Hebrew

  1. 1. HEBREW LITERATURE
  2. 2. HEBREW LITERATURE Consists of ancient, medieval, and modern writings in the Hebrew language. It is one of the primary forms of Jewish literature, though there have been cases of literature written in Hebrew by non-Jews.
  3. 3. Hebrew literature was produced in many different parts of the world throughout the medieval and modern eras, while contemporary Hebrew literature is largely Israeli literature.
  4. 4. Ancient Hebrew literature  Tanakh » The most important work (Hebrew Bible).  Mishna » Compiled around 200 CE, is the primary rabbinic codification of laws as derived from the Torah.
  5. 5. • It was written in Mishnaic Hebrew, but the major commentary on it, the Gemara, was largely written in Aramaic. Many works of classical midrash were written in Hebrew.
  6. 6. THE BIBLE Is a collection of thirty- nine books which are chiefly dedicated to the ancient history of Jews, to their laws, and to their social aspiration.
  7. 7. Introducing the Hebrew Bible Canon, Literature, Text, and Translation

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