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Spiritual Cafe: Yom Kippur – Hurts So Good!
Politically Correct: US Condemns ‘Tragic Stabbings in Jerusalem’

October 4, 2015 - 3:00 PM
Palestinian Authority Calls on UN to Act against ‘Israeli Violence’

October 4, 2015 - 1:14 PM
Senior Hamas Official: Time Ripe for 3rd Intifada

October 4, 2015 - 1:12 PM
Cambridge Synagogue Welcoming Syrian Refugees, Anti-Semitism and All

October 4, 2015 - 12:51 PM
Showers Expected Day after Prayers for Rain

October 4, 2015 - 12:25 PM
Likud Minister: We’ll Launch Operation Defensive Shield 2 If Needed

October 4, 2015 - 11:20 AM
Hatzalah Volunteer on Scene Recounts Saturday Night Terror Attack

October 4, 2015 - 10:44 AM
Israeli Arab MK Zoabi Says ‘No Place for Jews at Temple Mount’

October 4, 2015 - 10:37 AM
How Do You Think You Will Be Remembered?

October 4, 2015 - 10:12 AM
IDF Captures Wanted Hamas Fugitive After Firefight in Jenin

October 4, 2015 - 10:05 AM
Massive Rock-Throwing Attacks South of Gush Etzion

October 4, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Fatah Leader Calls on Palestinian Authority to Arm Arabs

October 4, 2015 - 9:36 AM
The Henkin z”l Children Tzedaka Fund

October 4, 2015 - 9:32 AM
Chief Rabbis Urges Jews to Go to Western Wall and Pray for Peace

October 4, 2015 - 9:23 AM
Israel Police Limit Access to Old City of Jerusalem

October 4, 2015 - 9:18 AM
Saturday Night Terror Victim Conditions Improving

October 4, 2015 - 9:01 AM
Arab Terrorist Killed After Stabbing Boy in Jerusalem [video]

October 4, 2015 - 8:50 AM
Bon Jovi Plays Tel Aviv [video]

October 4, 2015 - 1:52 AM
Live Blog: Saturday Night Terror (Oct. 3-4)

October 4, 2015 - 12:38 AM
Video: Furious Jews March Towards Old City, Demand Revenge

October 4, 2015 - 12:32 AM
Video: Terror Attack in Old City of Jerusalem (Warning: GRAPHIC)

October 4, 2015 - 12:06 AM
British Thug Who Beat Jewish Boy into Coma Gets 18 Months

October 3, 2015 - 11:16 PM
Terror Suspects Arrested in Shechem for Drive-By Parent Murder in Samaria

October 3, 2015 - 11:07 PM
Before Attack, Jerusalem Terrorist Cited ‘Third Intifada’ on Facebook

October 3, 2015 - 10:12 PM
Palestinian Child Shot While Playing With Gun, ‘Not by Israelis’

October 3, 2015 - 9:36 PM
Friday Night Terror Attack at Givat Sorek

October 3, 2015 - 9:26 PM
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Ktzat Ivrit

Posted on: June 20th, 2013

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נָשִׂיא listen and repeaRight now the fifth Israeli Presidential Conference is taking place in Jerusalem.   נְשִׂיא מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, מָר שִׁמְעוֹן פֶּרֶס President of the State of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres listen The word for president is נָשִׂיא (listen and repeat). In the original Biblical Hebrew, נשיא referred to a person of stature and leadership in a […]


Posted on: June 18th, 2013

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מִבְרֶשֶׁת שִׁנַּיִם listen and repeat A tooth is a שֵׁן (listen and repeat), while teeth are שִׁנַּיִם (listen and repeat) (a double form, even though many teeth are spoken of, not just two).A brush is a מִבְרֶשֶׁת (listen and repeat), though when the word was created in the 19th century, it may have been intended to be מִבְרָשָׁה (listen and repeat) (Wiktionary). […]


Posted on: June 16th, 2013

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Posted on: June 13th, 2013

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כָּל יוֹמַיִם, כָּל שֵׁנִי וַחֲמִישִׁי listen The literal meaning of every other day in English is every two days. Its Hebrew equivalent is כָּל יוֹמָיִם listen. But there’s another meaning, one seldom used, to the expression every other day as well, more along the lines of all the time or very frequently. Here every other day is used with a tone […]

Lost and Confused Signpost

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

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אִי-וַדָּאוּת Human beings have a need for clarity and organization – we seek certainty in order to relax and go about our day. While certainty, in Hebrew, is וַדָּאוּת (listen and repeat), uncertainty is אִי-וַדָּאוּת (listen and repeat). For example: קָשֶׁה אָבָל הֶכְרֵחִי לִחְיוֹת עִם אִי-וַדָּאוּת. It’s difficult but necessary to live with uncertainty. listen A lack of certainty is […]


Posted on: June 11th, 2013

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 שׁוֹבֵר לְבָבוֹת, שׁוֹבֶרֶת לְבָבוֹת There are heartbreakers, and there’s everybody else. Sometimes there’s crossover. The Hebrew term for heartbreaker when referring to a male is שׁוֹבֵר לְבָבוֹת (listen and repeat). Referring to a female, it’s שׁוֹבֶרֶת לְבָבוֹת (listen and repeat). שובר (listen and repeat) and שוברת (listen and repeat) come from the active-simple פָּעַל verb, לִשְׁבּוֹר (listen and repeat) – to break. לבבות (listen and […]

to enjoy

Posted on: June 10th, 2013

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 לֵהָנוֹת   Every season has its perks. But with the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere, now’s the time that people are really starting to enjoy themselves. The Hebrew word for to enjoy is the same as that for to benefit – לֵהָנוֹת (listen and repeat). Here’s an example using ליהנות in the sense of to enjoy: […]


Posted on: June 6th, 2013

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קְרֶם הֲגָנָה, קְרֶם שִׁזּוּף As it’s warming up in the northern hemisphere, now’s the time to get some sunscreen. The Hebrew term for sunscreen means literally, protection cream: קְרֶם הֲגָנָה (listen and repeat). The second word, הגנה (listen and repeat), is the noun form of the active-causative הִפְעִיל verb to protect – לְהָגֵן (listen and repeat). Another term means […]

How Are You

Posted on: June 5th, 2013

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  מַה נִּשְׁמַע…?  In English, we’ve got many ways of asking someone how they are feeling, what they are doing, etc, such as how are you? how’s it going? what’s up? how are you going (Australian)? how are you doing (American)? what’s going on? what’s happening? etc. In Hebrew, we’ve also got a bunch of ways […]


Posted on: June 4th, 2013

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Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

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Intelligence Agency

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.


Posted on: May 30th, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

Kid slaps himself on head, oh-no

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.


Posted on: May 28th, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

Security Check

Posted on: May 27th, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.


Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

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Your weekly video dose of Hebrew.


Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

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Posted on: May 21st, 2013

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