Category Archives: Why Not Hebrew?

“Make to You a Teacher”

Thoreau and the ancient Jewish sages agree: Learn a few words of Hebrew. Continue reading

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Ghost Boat, Part I

Henry David Thoreau secretly studied Biblical Hebrew while he lived in the cabin at Walden Pond. Continue reading

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Event on June 28: To Every Thing There Is a Season

Thursday, June 28, 2012 7:30-9:00 PM Kerem Shalom, Concord, MA http://www.keremshalom.org Do you agree that “there’s nothing new under the sun”? In Walden, Thoreau “went to the woods to front only the essential facts of life.” Thousands of years earlier, … Continue reading

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