Adobe Hebrew™

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What is the Adobe Hebrew™ font?

The Adobe Hebrew typefaces were commissioned to from Tiro Typeworks and designed by John Hudson in 2004-05. The design brief was to create a type family that would meet the needs of business communications in modern Hebrew. The design needed to be clean and contemporary, and also to be readable on screen in, for example, interactive PDF forms. More…
The basic proportions of the letterforms are based on those of traditional Sephardic formal book hands. This style was chosen as a basis for the design to facilitate screen readability, since the relatively low contrast of the Sephardic letters and greater differentiation of potentially mistakable letterforms are better suited to low resolution environments than the high contrast of the Ashkenazi styles. The design is based around the dynamic balancing of sharp corners and subtle curves, following the natural stroke pattern of the Sephardic models but emphasizing angularity in transitions between strokes.
Although most Hebrew text does not include vowels, a full set of nikudot (vocalization mark) are provided; these are dynamically positioned using OpenType glyph positioning lookups. Note that teamim (cantillation marks) for Biblical texts are not supported by the fonts, since these fall outside the design brief for a modern communications type family.

Adobe Hebrew™ Font families

The Adobe Hebrew™ includes the following font families:

  • Adobe Hebrew Regular
  • Adobe Hebrew Italic
  • Adobe Hebrew Bold
  • Adobe Hebrew Bold Italic

Adobe Hebrew™ Preview

Here is a preview of how Adobe Hebrew™ will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.

Is Adobe Hebrew™ A free font? Is Adobe Hebrew™ Free to Download?

No,Adobe Hebrew™ is not free to download. You will need to pay for it I'm afraid. Almost every font that we list on is a paid-for, premium font. We do have a Free Fonts section where we list free fonts that you can download. There is no point trying to find a free download of Adobe Hebrew™ so please don't waste your time looking.

It is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Adobe Hebrew™ for free. There's a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Adobe Hebrew™ remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Adobe Hebrew™ and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)