תרגום ולשון

Exploring the space between Hebrew and English

Archive for September, 2012

The threat of wild passionflower

Wild passionflower threatens to bring down my connection to the information superhighway. The telephone pole is leaning, pulled downwards by the weight of the wild vine that smothers the phone cable (diameter exceeding a meter/yard at one end) and nearby bushes and trees. In the next storm, I keep thinking, the line will go. The […]

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The space between Hebrew and English

What is the space between Hebrew and English? Anyone who has spent time there knows it. It represents the place of Israel in the world, the terrain that Hebrew speakers and Israel’s representatives – official and unofficial, witting and unwitting, willing and even unwilling – must cross in any interaction with the world. Hebrew is […]

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