You probably know that ochel kasher is “kosher food.” But did you know that kasher also means “fit,” “valid,” “reliable”? And what does the verb lehakhshir mean, and how is it all related to talent? Host Guy Sharett explains all.

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New words & expressions:

Kasher โ€“ Kosher, fit, valid, reliable โ€“ ื›ืฉืจ

Mashehu po lo kasher โ€“ Something is a bit dodgy here โ€“ ืžืฉื”ื• ืคื” ืœื ื›ืฉืจ

Kashrut โ€“ Kosherness โ€“ ื›ืฉืจื•ืช

Teudat kashrut โ€“ Kosher(ness) certificate โ€“ ืชืขื•ื“ืช ื›ืฉืจื•ืช

Mashgiach kashrut โ€“ Kosher(ness) inspector โ€“ ืžืฉื’ื™ื— ื›ืฉืจื•ืช

Kosher โ€“ Fitness, ability, capability โ€“ ื›ื•ืฉืจ

Madrichat kosher โ€“ Fitness instructor โ€“ ืžื“ืจื™ื›ืช ื›ื•ืฉืจ

Chadar/Machon kosher โ€“ Fitness center โ€“ ื—ื“ืจ/ืžื›ื•ืŸ ื›ื•ืฉืจ

Kosher bituy โ€“ Articulation โ€“ ื›ื•ืฉืจ ื‘ื™ื˜ื•ื™

Mishehu im kosher bituy โ€“ An articulate person โ€“ ืžื™ืฉื”ื• ืขื ื›ื•ืฉืจ ื‘ื™ื˜ื•ื™

Kosher gufani โ€“ Fitness โ€“ ื›ื•ืฉืจ ื’ื•ืคื ื™

Kosher sichli โ€“ Mental ability โ€“ ื›ื•ืฉืจ ืฉื›ืœื™

Kashir โ€“ Capable โ€“ ื›ืฉื™ืจ

Kashir la-avoda โ€“ Fit to work โ€“ ื›ืฉื™ืจ ืœืขื‘ื•ื“ื”

Haya li kisharon gadol โ€“ I had a big talent โ€“ ื”ื™ื” ืœื™ ื›ื™ืฉืจื•ืŸ ื’ื“ื•ืœ

Kishurim โ€“ Qualifications โ€“ ื›ื™ืฉื•ืจื™ื

Pitu’ach kishurim chevratyim โ€“ Developing social skills โ€“ ืคื™ืชื•ื— ื›ื™ืฉื•ืจื™ื ื—ื‘ืจืชื™ื™ื

Kishurim โ€“ Links โ€“ ืงื™ืฉื•ืจื™ื

Lehachshir โ€“ To render something kosher, to train, to prepare, to authorize โ€“ ืœื”ื›ืฉื™ืจ

Lehachshir mivne she-kvar nivna โ€“ To “kosherize” a building that has already been built โ€“ ืœื”ื›ืฉื™ืจ ืžื‘ื ื” ืฉื›ื‘ืจ ื ื‘ื ื”

Hechsher โ€“ “Kosherizing,” authorization โ€“ ื”ื›ืฉืจ

Hachshara โ€“ “Kosherizing” meat; training โ€“ ื”ื›ืฉืจื”

Hachshara miktso’it โ€“ Vocational training โ€“ ื”ื›ืฉืจื” ืžืงืฆื•ืขื™ืช

Huchshar โ€“ It was kosherized, authorized; he was trained โ€“ ื”ื•ื›ืฉืจ

Ha-basar muchshar be-rega ze โ€“ The meat is being kosherized right now โ€“ ื”ื‘ืฉืจ ืžื•ื›ืฉืจ ื‘ืจื’ืข ื–ื”

Anna muchsheret, hamon potentsial โ€“ Anna is talented, (she’s got) a lot of potential โ€“ ืื ื” ืžื•ื›ืฉืจืช, ื”ืžื•ืŸ ืคื•ื˜ื ืฆื™ืืœ

Muchshar, muchesheret โ€“ Talented โ€“ ืžื•ื›ืฉืจ, ืžื•ื›ืฉืจืช

 

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Playlist and clips:
Imun kosher male (full fitness workout session)
Yossi Banay โ€“ Ahava Bat Esrim (Lyrics)
Pituach kishurim hevratiyim
Ha’im efshar lehachshir mivne
MK Shelly Yechimovitch on hachshara miktso’it
Mashina โ€“ Anna (Lyrics)

 

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