[b-hebrew] When did Hebrew cease to be a commonly spoken language?
pennerkm at mcmaster.ca
Mon Jun 16 10:35:43 EDT 2003
> You can also find references in the Talmud to Jews in Jerusalem
> seeking a translator because someone asked a question in
> Aramaic. On the other hand, I remember a reference to a Jew
> outside of Israel asking his maid to explain what the Hebrew
> in a passage meant.
If you could find the references for these passages, I would appreciate it.
I had heard of the second anecdote, but I couldn't track it down.
Ken Penner, McMaster/DSS
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