Author Archives: David Berger

Rabbi Dr. David Berger is the Dean of Yeshiva University's Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies.

Incorrect Hebrew Pronunciation

by Dr. David Berger The issue of incorrect pronunciation is, I think, even more challenging nowadays than what Gil presented in his extremely useful piece on the subject, and we probably have little choice but to be lenient in most cases. I just heard an otherwise excellent layning in pure Ashkenazis except that tav without a dagesh was pronounced “t” ...

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