Nyu-York: Kadimah, 1919. Hardcover. Item #38178
First edition. Original boards. 12mo. 132 pages. 16cm. In Hebrew. Title translates to "When will they Speak Hebrew?" Ben-Yehuda (1858–1922), “Hebrew writer and lexicographer, generally considered the father of modern Hebrew, and one of the first active Zionist leaders. Born Eliezer Yizhak Perelman in Luzhky, Lithuania, he officially adopted the pseudonym Ben-Yehuda, which he had previously used in his literary activities, when he went to Palestine. … The Ben-Yehuda household thus was the first Hebrew-speaking home established in Palestine, and his first son, Ben-Zion (later called Ithamar Ben-Avi), the first modern Hebrew-speaking child. ” - EJ 2008. SUBJECT(S) : Hebrew language. Lightly faded boards. Otherwise Very Good Condition. (HEBLIT1-1).