Notes by Autumn Light

On Hebrew, English, translation, editing, and more—by Jonathan Orr-Stav


Ten simple things every Westerner should know about Arabic


Fed up with repeated mispronunciation of Arabic names and words in Western media, I offer this simple primer of ten things that every Westerner (esp. broadcasters) should know about Arabic names and terms:

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Shock: Trump may have emails, too

Wow. Talk about a game-changer. This just in:

In a surprise turn of events in the final days before the presidential election, investigators have discovered that Donald Trump may have also received emails in the past five years.

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