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The Hebrew Verb to Drink Posted by on Oct 25, 2021

Autumn has come in Israel, and the weather is pretty nice. No more hot humid summer days. As temperatures gradually decrease it is still very important to drink enough water. The Hebrew infinitive of the verb to drink is לׅשְׁתּוֺת (pronounced as lish-tot). For example: לׅשְׁתּוֺת מַיִם זֶה חָשׁוּב. Drinking water is important. אַתָּה רוֺצֶה…

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Hebrew Proverbs: Wisdom and Education Posted by on Oct 13, 2021

Summer vacation is already over; the Jewish holidays of Tishrei are over, too; and about 2.5 million Israeli students (from preschool to high school) are back to school. It’s time to learn three Hebrew proverbs about education, studying and wisdom. לֹא הַבַּיְשָׁן לָמֵד, וְלֹא הַקַּפְּדָן מְלַמֵּד This poetry parallelism mentions two types of persons: a…

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