Foreigncy

Foreigncy

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A podcast about the Arabic and Hebrew languages as well as Near Eastern history and culture


The Cairo Genizah
Aug 15 • 50 min
A discussion with Dr. Marina Rustow about the Cairo Genizah
The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel
Jul 24 • 57 min
A discussion with Professor Uri Bar-Joseph about his book The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel which tells the story of Ashraf Marwan
Echoes from the Mellah
Jun 24 • 25 min
A discussion with director Kamal Hachkar about his film Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah
Safaitic
May 28 • 47 min
A discussion with Dr. Ahmad Al-Jallad about the Safaitic inscriptions and early Arabic
The Origins of Arabness
May 10 • 47 min
A discussion with Dr. Peter Webb on the origins of Arabness
Ancient Cousins of Arabic
Apr 2 • 29 min
A discussion with Professor Aaron Rubin about Jibbali and Mehri, two ancient cousins to Arabic and part of the Modern South Arabian family of languages
Preserving An Endangered Language - Aramaic
Feb 17 • 48 min
A discussion with Professor Geoffrey Khan on his efforts to document the last speakers of Aramaic around the world
The Near Eastern Fugitive Hero
Jan 15 • 41 min
A discussion with Professor Ed Greenstein of Bar Ilan University about the ancient Near Eastern Fugitive Hero Pattern
Streetwise Hebrew
Nov 27, 2018 • 41 min
A discussion with Guy Sharett, host of the Streetwise Hebrew podcast
Moroccan Arabic’s Influence on Modern Hebrew
Oct 15, 2018 • 43 min
A discussion with Dr. Jonas Sibony on Moroccan Arabic’s influence on modern Hebrew
Maps of the Divine - The Ilanot Project
Aug 31, 2018 • 50 min
A discussion with Dr. Yossi Chajes, director of the Ilanot Project at the University of Haifa.
DMT And The Soul Of Prophecy
Jul 24, 2018 • 64 min
A discussion with Dr. Rick Strassman about his book DMT And The Soul Of Prophecy
Ulpan La-Inyan - Speaking Hebrew with Confidence
Jun 28, 2018 • 26 min
A conversation with the founder and CEO of Ulpan La-Inyan
Part 1: The Ongoing Hebrew Language Revolution - A Discussion With Dr. Ruvik Rosenthal
Jun 25, 2018 • 56 min
A discussion with award-winning author, linguist, and journalist, Dr. Ruvik Rosenthal
Living Arabic
May 23, 2018 • 30 min
A discussion with the founder of the Living Arabic project
Blessings and Curses in Judeo-Arabic Languages of Maghrebi Jews - A discussion with Dr. Jonas Sibony
May 1, 2018 • 47 min
Blessings and Curses in Judeo-Arabic Languages of Maghrebi Jews
Intensive Arabic at Givat Haviva
Apr 24, 2018 • 38 min
An in-depth look at the intensive Arabic programs offered at Givat Haviva in Israel.
The Art of Hebrew Subtitling - A discussion with Zehavit Ehre of Golden Translations
Apr 10, 2018 • 36 min
A discussion with professional Hebrew subtitler and translator Zehavit Ehre
The Hebrew Program at Middlebury
Mar 12, 2018 • 40 min
A discussion about the Hebrew program at Middlebury and reaching Hebrew fluency.
Tell es-Safi and the Philistines - An interview with Dr. Aren Maeir
Mar 4, 2018 • 40 min
Tell es-Safi and the Philistines - An interview with Dr. Aren Maeir