The Story of Ben Yehuda

written by Tami Shem-Tov & illustrated by Roni Fahima

A fascinating storBen Yehuda front covery about the life of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda – the father of Modern Hebrew who invented such words as “milon” (dictionary), “glidah” (ice cream) or “rakevet” (train). When Eliezer was a boy, he was told never to speak Hebrew. Everyone knew that the language of the Torah was a sacred language only used during prayer. Eliezer never imagined that one day people would speak, sing and play in Hebrew. He fought against all odds but he and his family paid a high price for his struggle. Tami Shem-Tov is an award-winning author who has written several books including ‘Letters from Nowhere‘, which has been translated into 6 languages.

Hardback / 240 x 245 mm / 48 pages / Kinneret Publishing House