Ben Yehuda tapped into the pulse of our language, and with great care, searched for its live nerve. From all parts of the Mishnah, the Talmud and the books of the Middle Ages, he found all the references to coarse concepts.
For the needs of our everyday life, there are very few words that we can use in the ancient books. For these needs, we have to fill in the missing parts of our language by creating new words. (Hachalom Veshivro, p. 214)
Dov Joseph, a lawyer from Canada, was appointed by the Zionist Jewish Agency to supervise the rationing of food in Jerusalem during the siege by Abdul Khader Husseini in the months preceding the declaration of the state in 1948, and the siege by the Tra
Apolinari Hartglass, a member of the Zionist rescue committee in Palestine, wrote a memorandum in early 1943 explaining what the purpose of this rescue committee really was, "We may expect the extermination of more than 7 million Jews...