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The Hebrew Verb: Root and Binyanim Posted by on Jan 26, 2017

Hebrew verbs are small units that need to be constructed every time corresponding to the sentence context. There are three basic steps to this construction: the first includes the root. The basis of every verb is the root, since it is the one to deliver the content of the action. The second step includes the…

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Did you know the first McDonald’s in the Middle East Opened in Israel? Posted by on Jan 12, 2017

The Hebrew word for junk food is זְלֹולֶת. It’s a funny word that no one actually uses. It is one of the newest Hebrew words: the Academy of the Hebrew Language invented it on December 2014. Most Israelis aren’t even familiar with this Hebrew equivalent for junk food. But they sure eat junk food. And McDonald’s…

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