Hebrew Voices #89 – Hebrew Homeschooling

In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Hebrew Homeschooling, Nehemia Gordon speaks with Katie and Lydia Hirn, who are developing a Torah-based homeschool curriculum. Nehemia answers some of their burning questions about how to pronounce Hebrew and explains why some people say “shabbat” and others “shabbos”, where to put the emphasis on a Hebrew word, and the importance of being consistent in whichever Hebrew dialect you choose to use. Continue reading

Hebrew Voices #92 – Unpacking the Moses Controversy

In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Unpacking the Moses Controversy, Nehemia Gordon speaks with filmmaker Tim Mahoney about the latest installment of his Patterns of Evidence series. Mahoney explains why secular scholars say Moses could not have written the Torah, they discuss Paleo-Hebrew and earlier forms of writing that preceded it, and the earliest known undisputed Israelite inscription. Continue reading