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‘Aravrit’, the typography of peace?

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Published: 10 June 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Can an alphabet merging Hebrew and Arabic promote coexistence? – JTA/Haaretz 03.06.17
Middle East peace may remain out of reach, but at least the Hebrew and Arabic languages have found a compromise. The merged alphabet, designed by an Israeli typographic designer, is based on a fascinating discovery made by a French ophthalmologist in the 19th century. Includes explanatory video [2:02].

Can you read ‘Aravrit’, the typography of peace? – Andrew Tobin – The Times of Israel 01.06.17
With Hebrew below and Arabic above, Liron Lavi Turkenich designs revolutionary lettering all Israelis and Arabs can understand.

Related: Palestinian and Israeli passionate about the other’s language


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