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Archive for December, 2019

6 Best Israeli Tunes of the Decade Posted by on Dec 23, 2019

Time flies (הֵזְּמַן טָס), and 2020 is just around the corner. It’s time to bid farewell to another tumultuous decade full of events. Wars end, trends change, leaders alternate, innovations revive, but music – the soundtrack to our lives – will always accompany us. New songs never replace the old ones, and there are songs…

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Hebrew Vocabulary and Grammar for the Winter Posted by on Dec 9, 2019

Winter has come in Israel! This is a good opportunity to delve into some related grammar and vocabulary. Hebrew nouns have gender – masculine or feminine. The Hebrew word for winter חֹורֶף (ho-ref) is masculine, as all the Hebrew seasons’ (עוֺנוֺת) names (אָבִיב, קַיִץ, סְתָיו). Hebrew adjectives come after the noun they describe and match…

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