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Israeli Scattergories: A Children Game for Learning Hebrew Posted by on May 22, 2017

Scattergories is a very popular game in Israel. Every native has played, or is at least familiar with, this game. We named it in Hebrew  אֶרֶץ-עִיר  (E`retz-Ir, country-city), simply after the first two categories: country and city. A simple name for a lovely game. The classic version, played mostly by children, seems simple. It composed of…

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5 Israeli Eurovision Songs Posted by on May 8, 2017

Israel has preformed 40 songs since her first appearance in the Eurovision Songs Contest at 1973. Let’s listen to five of the greatest Israeli Eurovision songs:   Ahava Hi Shir Lishnayim / Ilanit (1977) Ilanit was the first Israeli singer to represent Israel at the Eurovision Contest in 1973. At the age of 25, with…

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