StreetWise Hebrew – Guy Sharett

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About the show

StreetWise Hebrew is a bi-weekly segment where we will discuss Modern Hebrew, which some people call Israeli. From slang to Biblical Hebrew idioms which are still around, textual graffiti, influence of other languages and other linguistic phenomena, but above all: How we can understand the Israeli psyche, society and culture through the language. Find us on Facebook:


About the host

Guy Sharett teaches Hebrew in the streets of Tel Aviv. He is a former journalist with Yedioth Ahronot and Channel 10, has a B.A in Hebrew Language and M.A in Southeast Asian Studies and speaks 7 languages, including Arabic, Thai & Indonesian. Guy is the founder of StreetWise Hebrew, where he teaches Hebrew and Israeli culture through graffiti, street signs, tombstone reading and sewer covers. Guy’s website is



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