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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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Toothbrush
 

How to Say ‘Toothbrush’ in Hebrew

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). […]

Ambassador
 

How to Say ‘Ambassador’ in Hebrew

Posted on: June 16th, 2013

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priestlyblessing
 

How to Say ‘Every Other Day’ in Hebrew

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 […]

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Lost and Confused Signpost
 

How to Say ‘Uncertainty’ in Hebrew

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 […]

Heartbreaker
 

How to Say ‘Heartbreaker’ in Hebrew

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
 

how to say “to enjoy” in Hebrew

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: […]

Sunscreen
 

How To Say ‘Sunscreen’ in Hebrew

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
 

Seven Ways of Saying ‘How Are You’ in Hebrew

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 […]

Era
 

How to Say “Era” in Hebrew

Posted on: June 4th, 2013

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Women and Children
 

How to Say ‘Inferiority’ and ‘Nachas’ in Hebrew

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

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Intelligence Agency
 

In Hebrew: ‘Intelligence Agency’

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

Institution
 

In Hebrew: ‘Institution’

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

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Kid slaps himself on head, oh-no
 

In Hebrew: The Many Ways to Say ‘Of Course’

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

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Carry
 

In Hebrew: ‘To Carry’

Posted on: May 28th, 2013

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Security Check
 

In Hebrew: ‘Security Check’

Posted on: May 27th, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

Complain
 

In Hebrew: ‘To Complain’

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

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Your weekly video dose of Hebrew.

Background
 

In Hebrew: ‘Background’

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

Disturbance
 

In Hebrew: ‘Disturbance’

Posted on: May 21st, 2013

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Your daily dose of Hebrew.

vulcan-salute-priestly-blessing
 

In Hebrew: ‘To Bless’

Posted on: May 19th, 2013

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