Amazon adds Hebrew to its international website


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Amazon has made its international website available in Hebrew and is offering free delivery on purchases over $49.

Hebrew becomes the eighth language offered by Amazon. The Hebrew site launched Monday also provides prices quoted in shekels. Customer service also will be available in Hebrew, according to the Israeli business website Calcalist.

International orders from Amazon will continue to be subject to local import laws and regulations. Duty on imports is waived for orders under $75.

Amazon also has a local sales platform that hosts Israeli merchants for Israeli customers.

Among the other languages offered by Amazon are English, Chinese, German, Spanish and Korean.

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