Academy of the Hebrew Language

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Coordinates: 31°46′20.34″N 35°11′54.71″E / 31.7723167°N 35.1985306°E / 31.7723167; 35.1985306

Academy of the Hebrew Language

The Academy of the Hebrew Language building in Jerusalem
Formation From 1890 the "Hebrew Language Committee" - from 1953 established as the "Academy of the Hebrew Language"
Headquarters Jerusalem
Website hebrew-academy.huji.ac.il/English

The Academy of the Hebrew Language (Hebrew: הָאָקָדֶמְיָה לַלָּשׁוֹן הָעִבְרִית‎‎, HaAkademya laLashon ha'Ivrit) is the supreme institution of the Hebrew language. The academy was started in 1890 as the "Hebrew Language Committee" in Jerusalem. In 1953 it was replaced by the "Academy of the Hebrew Language" that was established in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on the Givat Ram campus.

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