Re: Origin of Hebrew language

Reuven Subar (
Sun, 4 May 1997 09:56:30 -0200

Michael Benstock wrote:
>The basic answer to the question of where Hebrew came from is "we
>just don't know."

According to traditional Jewish belief, Hebrew is the original
language, and the language with which the world was created.
Therfore, Michael Benstock's statement that "we just don't know" is
appropriate only from a standpoint which disregards the
traditional Jewish view of the subject.

Reuven Subar
Ohr Somayach Jerusalem