OFF TOPIC Modern Hebrew question
uhurwitz at yahoo.com
Sat May 18 11:03:21 EDT 2002
. In the debate someone raised the question: " Still, the question
is worth asking, whether
> >familiarity with Modern Hebrew scholarship is worthwhile or perhaps even
> >essential for anyone who wants to do serious work in the field"
> To which Jim West replied:
> the answer is no. it may be politically correct- but it is not academically
Since Jim West does not read modern Hebrew what qualifies him to make
such a categorical statement?
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