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When Will They Be Released?

“When will the hostages be released?”, מתי הם ישתחררו, is what everyone in Israel is asking themselves. Guy explains how we talk about it in Hebrew

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Keep On Smiling

Especially these days, it’s important to keep on smiling and to try and stay optimistic. Guy explains how to smile in Hebrew

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Words of Encouragement

In time of war, we need to cheer one another up. How do we cheer on and provide words of encouragement to those around us in Hebrew? Guy explains

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Words of War

Israel is at war. There are a few words that we hear on the news all the time — words you should absolutely know

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You’re in Our Thoughts

What can you write to your family and friends in Israel during these difficult days of war? What’s appropriate at this moment? Guy has some ideas

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War

Israel is at war. Guy explains the word מלחמה and others from the same root, לחמ, that we hear on Israeli news coverage

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I Need Some Self-Discipline

There are quite a few words in Hebrew, like משמעות (meaning) and משמעת (discipline), that are connected to the root שמע (to hear) even though it might not seem like it at first sight. Let’s go over some of these words together

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Animal Sounds in Hebrew

If you didn’t grow up in Israel, chances are you don’t know the sounds animals make in Hebrew, nor the verbs we use to describe them. Guy to the rescue

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Animals

We have many expressions with animals. Like, איזה חמור הייתי. Which ones can you use day-to-day and which ones can get you in trouble? Guy explains.

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Eat Your Vegetables

In Israel, the person who runs our neighborhood vegetable stall, the ירקן, is an important figure. Guy explains why

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