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Passover פֶּסַח Posted by on Apr 8, 2017

The most common question in Israel this month is: ‟Where are you celebrating Passover Seder (לֵיל הַסֵּדֶר)?”. Passover is an important Jewish festival. It’s a long holiday – seven days to be exact – and required a lot of preparations. לֵיל הַסֵּדֶר is its highlight. It’s a long evening filled in traditions, symbols and ceremonies.…

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The Big Trip Posted by on Mar 23, 2017

The Big Trip (הַטִּיּוּל הַגָּדוֹל) is a literal translation for the Israeli custom of travelling abroad after being discharged from the army (צָבָא). Nowadays, Israeli boys serve three years in the צָבָא, and girls only two years. The majority packs their bags as soon as they can and fly away. This habit began as a…

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Purim Basket Posted by on Mar 10, 2017

Purim (פּוּרִים) is a fun festival, probably the kids` favorite one. The holiday of פּוּרִים commemorates the saving of the Jews from Haman, who planned to kill them back in the Persian Empire during the fourth century BCE. Although it happened many years ago, we still celebrate it happily. Who wouldn’t enjoy a festival…

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5 Hebrew Tongue Twisters Posted by on Feb 26, 2017

Hello everyone! My name is Ayana, and I’m joyfully writing this Hebrew blog for the last year and a half. I’m a native Hebrew speaker, and yet I admit: Hebrew tongue twisters are tough! The monotonic tone and all those similar sound consonants don’t make it easy. And still it is a good way to…

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How to find love in Israel? Posted by on Feb 12, 2017

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. The whole world celebrates love, including Israel. It is the best time to find someone to share your days and nights with. Here are 3 ways to find that lucky person. Dating website – אֲתַר הֶיכֵּרוּיּוֹת More and more Israelis are using dating websites to meet new people.…

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