Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Either way, it was not a good time for Hebrew.

Source: Maya Arad, “The Hebrew Teacher” (in The Hebrew Teacher: Three Novellas; trans. Jessica Cohen).

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