> Somehow, building now works :)
> I am not sure why it did not work before. I'll have to do some thinking
It is likely due to conflict with ivritex, it happened to me not once.
You don't need ivritex package any more.
> about it.
> With pdflatex, by the way, the first font looks horrible.
You can't use nikud with pdflatex you need to go latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf