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Archive for September, 2013

Hebrew verbs in action: to want Posted by on Sep 30, 2013

This afternoon as I was ordering lunch, I looked at the menu and wondered what to drink with my meal. I decided on tea. As I waited, I thought about how to say I want tea in Hebrew. The Hebrew verb meaning ‘to want’ is לרצות (leer-TSOHT). It’s pretty regular when conjugating it, especially in…

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Let’s have the children sing along! Posted by on Sep 26, 2013

Today we’re going to let the children get involved. I have a couple of videos of children’s song that are fun to learn and sing. This first one is of a little rabbit who forgot to close the door of his house and caught a cold because of it. Let’s take a look at the…

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Celebration – Sukkot Posted by on Sep 18, 2013

Sukkot (סוכות‎ or סֻכּוֹת – Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles) is a Biblically mandated Jewish festival celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei. In it, the Hebrews were commanded to make a pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem. It follows the solemn holiday of Yom Kippur, or the Day of…

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