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How do we say ‘become’ in Hebrew? Guy explains the forms of ‘nihya,’ which is the passive usage of ‘lihyot,’ or ‘to be.’

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‘Fashla’ and ‘fadiha’ are originally Arabic words and we Israelis use them to talk about embarrassing or awkward moments.

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LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

We’re airing pieces of the Skype chat host Guy Sharett had with some of our StreetWise Hebrew Patrons in August.

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LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

Over the next two weeks we’ll be airing pieces of the Skype chat host Guy Sharett had with some of our Patrons in August.

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LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

If you’re communicating with Israelis, the chances are at some point you’ll have to write in Hebrew in a WhatsApp group. Don’t panic!

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LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

How did Israelis come to pronounce the letter “r” like this, how do we produce the sound, and is it the “resh” our forefathers had in mind?

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When you keep on asking “lama?” – why?” – eventually you can expect the answer “kacha” – “just because.”

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Today’s root – “ta’an” – means “loaded” or “charged,” like charging a phone. But it can also mean “claimed” or “complained.”

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From basketball, to math, beer and music, learn some of the many uses of the number three in Hebrew. Plus we even get to hear some iconic Israeli poetry.

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LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

In Israel you’ll come across plenty of people who get carried away, overreact to things, or go over the top. What should you say to these people in Hebrew?

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