Hebrew is a Semitic language of the Afro-Asiatic language family. Culturally, it is considered the Jewish language. Hebrew in its modern form is spoken by most of the seven million people in Israel while Classical Hebrew has been used for prayer or study in Jewish communities around the world for over two thousand years. It is one of the official languages of Israel, along with Arabic. Ancient Hebrew is also the liturgical tongue of the Samaritans, while modern Hebrew or Palestinian Arabic is their vernacular, though today about 700 Samaritans remain. As a foreign language it is studied mostly by Jews and students of Judaism and Israel, archaeologists and linguists specializing in the Middle East and its civilizations, by theologians, and in Christian seminaries.
Hebrew on whatamieating.com
To find foods and foods and food-related items in whatamieating.com in Hebrew you may search by any of the following terms:
East Eastern Europe European Hebrew Israel Israeli Jew Jews Jewish Mid Middle Yiddish
These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages. The traveller in Israel may not be precisely certain which language is in use, and can search using more general terms such as 'Middle Eastern''.
You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of camomile, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'Israeli camomile' and then click on 'Translate from English'
One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so these more general searches such as 'Middle Eastern' may help in a successful search.
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