When typing in Hebrew on macOS 10.13, the daghesh sometimes 'jumps' from one character to another. Here is an example. Initially, the daghesh is in the correct place (שׁ):

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But when I add a 'ה', it jumps into it:

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Bizarrely, with some characters it doesn't jump:

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Does anyone know what is going on here, and how to stop the Daghesh from jumping? It's very annoying!




I found that installing the following font fixed this issue – so I presume it is an issue with some of the Hebrew fonts that come installed with macOS?

Here is the font: SBL HEBREW FONT

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