‘Matsav’ means situation, state, or condition, but it can be used in lots of different idioms; Guy Sharett takes us through them all.
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‘Be’etsem,’ which means ‘actually,’ is comprised of preposition ‘be’ -בְּ plus the word ‘etsem,’ which is an object, essence, or gist… but also a bone.
Today Guy Sharett teaches us all things ‘tsarich’ – ‘need.’ This root, צרכ, comes in many shapes and sizes…
This week, we dedicate the show to Paris and France, as a tribute to our Parisians friends who are going through a difficult phase.
Everyone in Israel is talking about March 17. Any idea what’s happening on that date?
There is one thing we Israelis dread above all: Being a ‘fraier’ – a ‘sucker.’
Ru’ach means wind or breeze, so you’ll hear it a lot on the weather forecast at this time of year. But it also means spirit, soul, or even ghost.
When an Israeli tells you “al tid’ag,” or “don’t worry,” this is when you should probably start to worry.
‘Ke’ilu’ is one of the words you hear most on the streets of Tel Aviv. It means ‘as if,’ but it’s used it in the same way as ‘kinda’ or ‘like’ in English.