StreetWise Hebrew

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There is really no place to learn the nuances and slang of modern hebrew better than this podcast. Not even your best friend could explain better than streetwise with his amazing cultural references from music and tv. Anyone curious and certainly for all Olim this should be required curriculum 🙂
— Bmiron
A bite-sized podcast that discusses Modern Hebrew language gems. From slang to etymology, textual graffiti to Biblical idioms that are still around.
— SarasoBill
I agree 100% with these positive reviews here. The podcasts are enjoyable, fun and helpful. Thanks Guy!!
— Vlawoman

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About the show

StreetWise Hebrew is a bite-size podcast that discusses Modern Hebrew language gems. From slang to etymology, textual graffiti, Biblical idioms that are still around, influences from other languages, and other linguistic phenomena – host Guy Sharett shows us what we can learn about the Israeli psyche, society, and culture through its language.

About the host

Guy Sharett teaches Hebrew in the streets of Tel Aviv. He is a former journalist with Yedioth Ahronot and Channel 10, and has a B.A. in Hebrew Language and an M.A. in Southeast Asian Studies. Guy speaks seven languages, including Arabic, Thai, and Indonesian. Guy is the founder of “StreetWise Hebrew,” where he teaches Hebrew and Israeli culture through graffiti, street signs, tombstone reading, and sewer covers.

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