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Here and There in Hebrew Posted by on Apr 26, 2017

Here and there: two little words that make a big difference. Well, four actually. Hebrew has two different words to refer to this place, and two similar words to refer to that place. Let’s take a closer look at them. Here פֹּה (Po) is a biblical word meaning ‛here’. For example: וַיֹּאמֶר אַבְרָהָם אֶל נְעָרָיו…

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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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