Hebrew language and how to find a certified Hebrew translator

Hebrew language and how to find a certified Hebrew translator

Tatiana Osoblivaia


Language services industry


Hebrew language and how to find a certified Hebrew translator

Hebrew is an ancient Semitic language originally spoken in the region around present-day Israel. Modern Hebrew has two basic versions used in everyday life: (1) The Sephardic Hebrew variant, called Ivrit or Israeli in Israel, and (2) Ancient Hebrew, also known as Ashkenazi Hebrew, Ladino, or Yiddish. However, there is also a third distinct variation of Hebrew known as Mizrahi Hebrew. All forms and dialects of Hebrew are closely related linguistically, so much so that they cannot be considered different languages in any sense.


Features of the Hebrew language

Hebrew is one of the most widespread Right-to-Left writing systems in modern times. The Hebrew alphabet, known as the Alefbet, consists of 22 letters, all consonants, none of which are lowercase. Each letter has its sound and numerical value. In addition, the presence of a dagesh (a dot placed within a character to add emphasis) can modify the sound of a letter, essentially making one letter into two; but how one pronounces these sounds varies. One can read these letters in either direction (R2L or L2R).

The Hebrew language has three versions:

  • Biblical Hebrew: was used for writing religious texts in ancient times and is still used today to some extent in prayer services.
  • Modern Hebrew: is the official language of Israel and has its origins in Biblical Hebrew, but many languages influenced it throughout history. Modern Hebrew has several dialects that are similar but not identical.
  • Israeli Sign Language (ISL) uses symbols to represent signs made with hands, arms, body movements, and facial expressions.


Hebrew translation to English or other languages in modern life

Hebrew is one of the oldest languages in the world, and its speakers use it in diverse contexts, including religious, cultural, literary, scientific, and business. In modern times, Hebrew translation services have become increasingly popular due to the rise of global commerce and communication. Here are some examples of how we use Hebrew translation in modern life.

Business uses Hebrew translation services to communicate with customers who speak only Hebrew. It allows them to expand their reach beyond their country or region into areas with little or no English-speaking population. For example, if you want to sell products online in Israel but do not speak Hebrew yourself - hire a translator to translate your website into Hebrew so it will be understandable to your potential customers. However, if you want your website to be fully functional for all users regardless of their language proficiency level, consider using a multilingual CMS platform instead of hiring an interpreter for each language-specific page.

Tourists traveling abroad might need an interpreter when visiting countries where they cannot read signs or understand announcements made by airport employees or hotel staff members from other countries. 


How to find a certified Hebrew-English translator

When you look for a Hebrew-certified translator, you must choose someone with the right experience. Here are some tips on how to find the perfect Hebrew translator for your needs:

Do some research: Take some time to do the research, and be sure you have found a translator with the correct experience and qualifications. It will help ensure that your project is going to be successful.

Ask for recommendations: Talk to other people who have used translators in the past and ask them for endorsements. They'll be able to tell you about their experiences with different translators. It can be a great way of differentiating good ones from not-so-great ones.

Look at reviews: Another great way of finding out whether or not a translator is good is by looking at reviews online. If they've received positive feedback from previous clients - this should give you an idea of what kind of service they offer.

Ask lots of questions: When choosing a translator, make sure that you ask lots of questions about how they work and what kind of services they offer. It will give you an idea of how professional they are and whether or not they'll provide high-quality work for your business or personal needs.

Certified Hebrew to English and English to Hebrew translations we provide

In our company, Hebrew-to-English and English-to-Hebrew translation services are available simultaneously or separately. If your company wants to translate its web pages into Hebrew - you can use our website translation service. This service will help you reach more customers in their native language.

If your company needs to translate its documents, such as business correspondence, marketing materials, or handbooks - PoliLingua can help with this as well. Our certified document translation service allows us to provide you with translations for different documents of the best possible quality.

Our certified Hebrew-English translators are highly skilled professionals with years of experience in their field and have been working with us for many years now. We also have an extensive network of professional translators who we call upon if the project requires extra help. The translators we work with are carefully selected based on their skill level so that they can deliver high-quality translations every time.

The Hebrew language is vital in many fields, and translators play an immense role in assuring that no matter the native language of the people or company - the original meaning of the information is understood. There's always more to learn about the world, and the best way to gain new knowledge and make life more colorful is to help people understand your language better. 




Our translations are performed by translators carefully selected to align with the subject matter and content of your project. They meet and exceed international quality standards. Upon request, we will provide you with a certificate attesting to the precision of our translations