StreetWise Hebrew

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

‘Haver,’ the Hebrew word for ‘friend,’ has had quite an amazing comeback to modern Israeli lingo. How do we use it in this day and age?

But Now I’m Found

Do you know how to say ‘a good catch’ in Hebrew? How about ‘virtual reality’? And ‘sense of direction’? Listen to this episode to learn.

An Experiment in Advanced Hebrew

StreetWise Hebrew gets scientific: check out new episodes entirely in Hebrew for listeners who want to develop their advanced language skills.

Four Years and Counting

For StreetWise Hebrew’s fourth birthday, let’s learn the word ‘arba,’ which means ‘four’ in Hebrew, and its root.

How Do I Look?

You went to buy clothes in a Tel Avivi shop and another customer says that you shouldn’t wear red. Ever. Let’s learn some phrases for clothes shopping.

It’s Getting Hot in Here

If you want to say, “I am hot”, don’t translate directly from English to Hebrew. Listen to this episode first. Without your kids.

Would You Like Cheese With That Whine?

How do we say ‘whiner’ and ‘to whine’ in Hebrew? Today’s episode is about the word ‘bachyan’ and its variations.

Don’t You Dare!

How do you tell someone not to do something in Hebrew? Guy explains how to use the little word ‘al,’ which means ‘don’t.’

No More Mr. Nice Guy

‘Nehmad’ means ‘nice’ or ‘lovely’, but often ‘nice’ is just not enough for what we want to say. We can also say ‘nehmad,’ but in fact mean the opposite!

Cute as a Button

‘Hamud,’ which means ‘cute’ or ‘sweet,’ could be used in several ways. Listen to how ‘hamud’ can be either endearing or angry on today’s episode.