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daily video – how to say “truth be told” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 11, 2022 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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11
2022

Weekly YDDH Review

חֹמֶר לְשִׁנּוּן Review Material You spent time on your Hebrew this week. Use these review materials to make it yours to keep. Weekly Review Material
By Ami Steinberger | August 11, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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11
2022

how to say “truth be told” in Hebrew

לְמַעַן הָאֱמֶת If you’ve spent time in a synagogue or have participated in Jewish prayer, chances are you’ve heard the word אמת – truth. People sometimes also answer a question with אמת instead of כן (yes) or נכון (correct), as in: אתה גר בקטמון? – אמת. You live in Katamon? – Yes (truth). One expression […]

By Ami Steinberger | August 11, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “will and testament” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 10, 2022 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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Aug
10
2022

how to say “will and testament” in Hebrew

צַוָּואָה You may recognize some of the letters in צוואה – will (and testament) – from the word מצווה (commandment), and conclude that they’re related. You would be right. In a צוואה, a person commands their will to the powers that be. For example: הבנים קראו ביחד את הצוואה של אביהם, והופתעו לגלות כמה דברים. The sons […]

By Ami Steinberger | August 10, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “to get a tan” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 9, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “to get a tan” in Hebrew

לְהִשְׁתַּזֵּף The idea of tanning goes all the way back to biblical times: אל תראוני שאני שחרחורת ששזפתני השמש.. (שיר השירים א’, ו’) Don’t look upon me that I am blackened, that the sun has tanned me… (Song of Songs 1:6) Someone tan is שזוף if he’s male and שזופה if she’s female. And to tan or to get […]

By Ami Steinberger | August 9, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “on cloud 9” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 8, 2022 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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08
2022

how to say “on cloud 9” in Hebrew

בַּעֲנָנִים The English expression on cloud 9 comes from the meteorological classification of the largest cloud in the sky as “cloud 9.” Someone so happy they’re on cloud 9 is riding on the biggest cloud possible, so to speak. Who knew? Most Israelis certainly don’t think about this classification and simply say such a person is בעננים – […]

By Ami Steinberger | August 8, 2022 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “sorry to disappoint” in Hebrew

To slow down the audio or to turn on captions (CC), start playing the video and then click the settings icon ⚙️. LEARNING TIPS Hebrew beginners Watch with English captions a few times, then with Hebrew captions, then without captions, and see what you understand. Intermediate learners Watch without captions, pausing to write down what [...]
By Ami Steinberger | August 7, 2022 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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