Why Israeli Jews Are Terrified of Arabic / Amit Levy, Haaretz 4/1/2018 (English)

Most Israelis are only willing to accept Arabic when it's spoken by undercover Jewish commandos, like the ones portrayed in 'Fauda'. How did Arabic, the mother tongue of about one-fifth of the country’s citizens – and the language in which many Jews throughout the world wrote, spoke and created for many generations – become frightening and intimidating?

 

For the article (in English): https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.833119

 

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