It must be a windows issue...
Which ruby do you run?
I'm running 1.8.6

On 27 פרר, 16:12, Arlen Cuss <cel... / sairyx.org> wrote:
> Hm. It works for me:
>
> celtic@sohma:~$ file hebrew.rb
> hebrew.rb: UTF-8 Unicode text
> celtic@sohma:~$ cat hebrew.rb
> a = ""
> puts a
>
> celtic@sohma:~$ ruby hebrew.rb
> 
> celtic@sohma:~$ ruby -v
> ruby 1.8.6 (2007-06-07 patchlevel 36) [i486-linux]
> celtic@sohma:~$
>
> So I can't recreate your problem - I wonder if it's the Windows
> distribution.
>
> Arlen