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Birds Hebrew Vocabulary Posted by on Feb 28, 2022

Located in the crossroads between three continents, Israel is on one of the world’s busiest migration flyways. Twice a year, 500 million birds fly over Israel. They leave Europe in the autumn on their way to Africa, making the long journey back in the spring. With hundreds of species passing through a small area, Israel became…

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Hebrew Shopping Vocabulary Posted by on Nov 9, 2021

הַלָּקוֹחַ תָּמִיד צוֹדֵק (the customer is always right) is a well-known slogan in the fields of commerce and service, which exhorts service staff to give a high priority to customer satisfaction (שְׂבִיעוּת רָצוֹן). לָקוֹחַ (pronounced as la-ko-ach) is a shopper in a shop, or a client that receives services. לָקוֹחַ is the Hebrew masculine form of…

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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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Hebrew language Quiz 2021 Posted by on Aug 23, 2021

Learning a second language, any language, is a journey. A journey of ups and downs, a journey in which you sometimes sprint and sometimes stand still. And although it sometimes feels like the destination is far, know that every step brings you forward. Today we will take a little break to summarize up what we…

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