Regional languages of France [INFOGRAPHIC]

regional languages of france

Regional languages of France: What are they? The regional languages of France, like the regional languages of any country, tell a story. Central to local culture, these tongues teach us about migration, conquest, cultural assimilation, and language prohibition. But how you define “regional languages of France” depends on geographical perspective. A regional language is one […]

The Talmud translated into Arabic

Until recently, the Talmud, one of the central texts of Rabbinic Judaism, had been written in a blend of Hebrew and Aramaic. But Jordan’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies decided to embark on a massive project to translate the text into Arabic, an effort that took six years. The 20 volumes of the translated text […]