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StreetWise Hebrew host Guy Sharett.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

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

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Photo by Guy Sharett.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

In a country where everybody tells you what to do, it’s only natural the word “adif” – “it’s preferable” – would be a word you hear every day.

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American comedian Jerry Seinfeld performs in Tel Aviv, Dec. 2015. Credit: Miriam Alster/FLASH90.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

“Keta” means “part,” “section,” “thing” or “gag,” but it also appears in lots of really handy Hebrew slang expressions.

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bouquet of flowers
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

Today’s episode talks about “Lefargen” – a rather special word with no simple translation into English.

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Photo by Zipa Kempinsky.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

Everything you needed to know about the Hebrew number seven and its root: “shin beit ayin.”

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As seen in the streets of Tel Aviv. Credit: Zipa Kempinsky.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

Listen up! Today’s episode teaches you how to do something very useful on the Israeli streets.

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"Mazal tov" by Zipa Kempinsky.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

Today’s episode is all about “mazal tov” – how do we congratulate our friends and family in Hebrew?

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"How much for a guitar lesson?" Credit: Zipa Kempinsky.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

One of the first things we learn to say in a foreign language is “how much does it cost?” But what about “owing,” “charging,” and the rest of it?

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"Please keep your imagination."
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

The Hebrew verb “domé” means “resemble,” but its relatives branch out to mean so much more.

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Photo by Zipa Kempinsky.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

Asking for the bill is one of the most important things to learn in any language. But “heshbon” is about much more than just settling the account.

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