The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a landmark in the description of modern Hebrew. Hailed by the Jewish Chronicle as a 'tremendous advance over previous works', it provides a unique description of Hebrew language as it is encountered and used today, covering formal and poetic Hebrew as well as current idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms. Descriptive not prescriptive - The first dictionary to describe rather than prescribe contemporary Hebrew. Exceptionally wide coverage - Coverage of technical and scientific terminology; academic discourse; vocabulary from fields such as law and medicine, as well as slang and colloquialisms. Clear labelling system - The labelling system allows quick identification of context, register, and usage. Essential reference - A reference tool for students, scholars, translators and business professionals.