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

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"Ha ti'un sheli mera'anen" - "my argument is refreshing." Credit: Zipa Kempinsky.
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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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Photo by Zipa Kempinsky.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

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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Pinocchio
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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"Lo ze lo" ("no means no"). Credit: Zipa Kempinsky.
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After some Hebrew words like “klum” (“nothing”) or “af pa’am” (“never”) we also have to use “lo” (“no”). So, unlike in English, we use two negation words.

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"Yetsia" is "exit" in Hebrew, from "latset" - to "go out."
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

“Yatsata” (from “latset” – to “go out/come out”) plays an important role in everyday Hebrew slang.

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"Shinuy" - "change." Credit: Zipa Kempinsky.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

It’s not always easy to be “different” – “shon√©” in Hebrew – but today we tackle this word and its offshoots head-on.

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StreetWise Hebrew host Guy Sharett in the TLV1 studio.
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We’re airing pieces of the Skype chat host Guy Sharett had with some of our Patrons in March. This is “Part 3” of the chat.

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Host Guy Sharett on the streets of Tel Aviv.
LifestyleStreetWise Hebrew

We’re airing pieces of the Skype chat host Guy Sharett had with some of our Patrons in March. This is “Part 2” of the chat.

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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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