Aleph Bet - Purple Silk Tie
The modern Hebrew alephbet as used in Israel today and the standard Hebrew alephbet used in today's Hebrew Bible is in fact derived from the Aramaic alphabet. It was used by Israel at the time of their Babylonian captivity. The original Hebrew alephbet is pictographic similar to Egyptian Hieroglyphs. Hebrew of today is a spoken language that is based upon the written Hebrew from old Hebrew texts, and is the only colloquial speech in the world based on a written language.
Hebrew comes from Egyptian "apiru", which was the designation used for class in the Egyptian society hiring themselves out for specific services.