Posts Tagged ‘language’

The Ancient Language Of Sacred Sound: The Acoustic Science Of The Divine

It is an astonishing fact that, from the end of the so-called ‘Dark Ages’ and the settlement of Europe, a massive building program took place that was to transform Europe in a hitherto unsuspected way. Shortly after the construction of the Gothic (1130’s AD – 1480’s AD) came to its inevitable conclusion there seems to […]

Quebec Expected to Introduce Revamp of French Language Legislation Today

Quebec Premier Francois Legault, centre, speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 11, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press) QUEBEC—The Quebec government is expected today to present its long-awaited revamp of its signature piece of language legislation, known as Bill 101. Premier François Legault and the […]

Body Language – Gas Shortage Funny Business

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Lockdowns Devastating For Child Development & Language Skills

A major survey has concluded that lockdowns are having a devastatingly negative impact on child development. Data from 50,000 pupils and a survey of schools across England, has revealed that an increased number of four- and five-year-olds need urgent help with their language skills. The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) research suggests that the lockdowns have […]

A Taste of Patriarchy in Speech: Language and Gender

“Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.”Rita Mae Brown The words that we weave each day, with the flavour of our thoughts, become the defining factor of our individuality. It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that language is the flagship […]

Algorithms used by Netflix, Amazon, and Facebook can ‘predict’ language of cancer and diseases such as Alzheimer’s – study

Researchers have developed a machine-learning algorithm similar to those used by Facebook and Netflix that can decode the molecular language of disease and potentially revolutionize the world of medicine. Recommendations on social media and online entertainment platforms are derived from powerful machine-learning algorithms that monitor behavior patterns to suggest potential friends or connections, or the […]

Elite US military language school drops Hebrew

The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, the U.S. military’s elite language school in Monterey, California, is dropping Hebrew from its roster of languages due to low demand. Natela Cutter, a spokeswoman for the institute, said Tuesday that the current class underway would be the last in Monterey, but the language would still be available […]

Yale to offer beginner Yiddish courses to fulfill language requirements

Yale will launch beginner Yiddish classes in the fall that will allow students to fulfill their language requirements, according to the Yale Daily News. Yiddish studies now offered at the Ivy League university focus on reading for translation and research purposes rather than on spoken Yiddish. The courses did not count toward its language requirement, […]

Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course

Browse > Home / Have You Heard? / Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course April 7, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning platform, launched a Yiddish course on Tuesday. The site teaches Yiddish through game-like lessons that take five to seven minutes a day. Lessons and exercises are […]

Sign Language Only in the Topkapi Palace of Suleiman!

Almost everyone at the Istanbul Topkapi Palace was a slave, but this is not the only curious attribute the palace had when ruled by Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. Everyone was forced to learn and use only sign language. Why could this be? This article examines how sign language was first introduced at the Topkapi Palace […]

Official: Biden Must Learn From History, Drop Language of Force against Iran

By Staff, Agencies An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will never engage in any negotiations with the United States under pressure and threats, warning new American President Joe Biden against making the same mistakes that his predecessors made in their treatment of the Iranian nation. In a tweet on Friday, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, who advises […]

Israeli Researchers Discover New Sophisticated ‘Secret Language’ Used By Antisemites And White Supremacists Online

A new study conducted by Dr. Gabriel Weimann — a professor of communication at the University of Haifa, Israel — has revealed the existence of a new coded language on social media being used by “antisemitic” and “white supremacist” groups which allows  them to fly under the radar of artificial intelligence algorithms designed by Jewish […]

New Israeli study exposes coded language used by anti-semites on social media

Browse > Home / News / New Israeli study exposes coded language used by anti-semites on social media March 2, 2021 by TPS Read on for article Anti-Semites are employing the use of a secret language, or “dog whistles,” to evade detection by algorithms on social media tracking anti-Semitism, posing challenges to law enforcement and […]

Far Right, antisemites’ secret language used online exposed by new study

Antisemites and white supremacists make use of a secret code and lexicon to talk online while avoiding the gaze of algorithms and law enforcement, a new study has found. According to University of Haifa’s Prof. Gabriel Weimann and web intelligence analyst Ari Ben-Am, the secret language works to recruit new followers and spread propaganda. The […]

5 features that make Persian an easy language to learn

Persian (or Farsi) is an Indo-European language spoken by around 100 million people around the world. You may have heard of this language or even thought about learning it. However, because it uses an Arabic script, it looks very intimidating and difficult to learn. In this post, I am going to take you through 5 […]

Deaf rabbi translates Torah into sign language

LONDON  (Jewish News) — Israel’s only deaf rabbi is giving a hand to the hard of hearing by translating the entire Torah into sign language. Speaking to the Jewish News from Rishon Lezion in Israel through a sign language interpreter, Rabbi Yehoshua Soudakoff admits that it’s a “big responsibility” to try to make Judaism “accessible […]

Imagining Palestine: On Barghouti, Darwish, Kanafani and the Language of Exile

February 24, 2021 An archive photo of Mourid Barghouti with his late wife Radwa Ashour. (Via: Mourid Barghouti’s Twitter account) By Ramzy Baroud For Palestinians, exile is not simply the physical act of being removed from their homes and their inability to return. It is not a casual topic pertaining to politics and international law, either. […]

Violent modern world suffers from lack of common humane language: filmmaker Majidi

TEHRAN – Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi said that the violent modern world is suffering from a dearth of a common humane language and a disregard of human nature more than ever. He made the remarks during an international webinar on Iranian cinema with a focus on his three films held at the Complutense University of […]

Imagining Palestine: Barghouti, Darwish, Kanafani and the language of exile

For Palestinians, exile is not simply the physical act of being removed from their homes and their inability to return. It is not a casual topic pertaining to politics and international law, either. Nor is it an ethereal notion, a sentiment, a poetic verse. It is all of this, combined. Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti died […]

Mind your language! Kiwi MP says sorry for tweeting ‘women’s rights are human rights’ and getting ‘terfs excited’

New Zealand will provide free period products at schools, but don’t you dare call it a win for women’s rights! Not if you are in the Green Party, whose MP was quickly reminded to use the expression “people with uteruses” instead. Golriz Ghahraman, an Iranian-born legislator who serves as the Green Party’s foreign affairs spokesperson, […]

Former ADL Chief Foxman Criticizes ‘Hyped’ Polish-Language Edition of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’

A customer holds a Polish copy of Adolf Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ at a bookstore in Wroclaw, Feb. 23, 2005. Photo: Reuters / Pierre Logwin PA / WS. The recent publication of a new Polish-language edition of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” was sharply criticized by a prominent US Jewish leader and Holocaust survivor in an interview […]

Work by Israel’s Most Acclaimed Playwright to Be Adapted Into English-Language Feature Film

A still image from “Hefetz” the play. Photo: Screenshot. A play by the best-known playwright in Israel’s history, Hanoch Levin, offers a darkly hilarious “mirror” for viewers to examine their own behavior, said the producer now adapting it into an English-language feature film. Levin — the late dramatist, author and poet who won Israel’s prestigious […]

Students in Arabic-language schools still have to submit research proposals in Hebrew

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In this Holocaust film, a Jewish inmate makes up a language to survive

For a movie about the Holocaust, the Belarussian film Persian Lessons has some comic potential. Set in a concentration camp somewhere in Western Europe, it involves a Jewish inmate who survives by giving Farsi lessons to a Nazi officer who dreams about opening a restaurant in Tehran. One problem: The inmate doesn’t speak Farsi. Instead […]

Pelosi Violated Her Own ‘Gender Language’ Rules During Impeachment Debate

House speaker Nancy Pelosi violated her own rules for the 117th Congress on Wednesday During the debate regarding the second impeachment of President Trump, Pelosi broke the rules on gendered language by referring to herself using words that she had banned “I stand before you as a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a daughter, a […]

‘Ladino’s renaissance’: For this dying Jewish language, COVID has been an unlikely lifesaver

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Gabbard on House Gender-Neutral Language: Those Claiming to Champion Women ‘Deny the Very Biological Existence of Women’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) said that House rules that eliminate gendered language do “the very opposite” of empowering women and it’s the “height of hypocrisy for people who claim to be the champions of rights for women to deny the very biological existence […]

GTR – Transitional Language from Genesis 1 to Genesis 2

GTR – Transitional Language from Genesis 1 to Genesis 2GENESIS TO REVELATION Dan and Eli discuss how the language of G1 and G2 confirm that G1 is about the creation of the various species and that G2 follows chronologically AFTER the creation of the various species, shifts from a global perspective to a patch of […]

NRSC: Democrats Raphael Warnock, Jon Ossoff Should Stop ‘Inflammatory Language’

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) said in a statement on Sunday that Georgia Senate Democrat candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock should stop their “inflammatory rhetoric” that feeds into increased attacks against conservatives. The NRSC released its statement as Antifa, Black Lives Matter (BLM) supporters, and leftists attacked Donald Trump supporters at the Million […]

Sign language interpreters take on hip hop in Paris

Laëty and Adamo Sayad are sign language interpreters who performed next to artists at a hip hop concert in Paris on Saturday. It was the 5th edition of Hip Hop Symphonic and the two interpreters used sign language to translate performers on stage at the concert. It exposed them to a larger public and came […]

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