[b-hebrew] Hebrew font
transcriber at tanach.us
Sat Nov 17 13:31:43 EST 2007
In some systems square boxes indicate that the system font lacks the
specified Unicode character. System fonts for Hebrew are usually
designed for Israeli Hebrew which doesn't use accents and will display
boxes if the text contains accents.
The SBL Hebrew font, SBL_Hbrw.ttf, has all the accents defined in the
latest version of Unicode, Unicode 4.1, and is available for FREE at
It displays properly in all recent Windows systems. Linux and Mac OS X
systems have rendering problems with this version of the font and don't
display the text very well.
West Redding, CT
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