Academy of the Arabic Language in Israel

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The Academy of the Arabic Language
مجمع اللغة العربية
Agency overview
HeadquartersHaifa, Israel
Agency executive
  • Mahmoud Ghanayem, President

The Academy of the Arabic Language (Arabic: مجمع اللغة العربية, romanizedMujamma‘ al-Luġa al-‘Arabiyya; Hebrew: האקדמיה ללשון הערבית, romanizedHaAkademia laLashon haAravit) is an institute for the study and research of the Arabic language in Israel.


The Academy of the Arabic Language, headquartered in Haifa, was established in December 2007. Among the founders is Sasson Somekh.[1] Its activities are governed by a Knesset Law approved on March 2007 and are largely parallel those of the Hebrew Language Academy. The president of the academy is Mahmoud Ghanayem.

The academy works to promote:

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  1. ^ Nahmias, Roee (December 23, 2007). "Arabic language academy inaugurated". Ynetnews.

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