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Weekly Hebrew Review – baking, justice and welcoming

חֹמֶר לְשִׁנּוּן Review Material Can’t read Hebrew yet? You spent time on your Hebrew this week. Use these review materials to make it yours to keep. Flashcards . Scatter . Gravity . Test   Blast from the Past Crossword Puzzle! שבת שלום, וסוף שבוע נעים! Shabbat Shalom, and have a nice weekend!

By Ami Steinberger | November 11, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “welcome!” in Hebrew

בְּרוּכִים הַבָּאִים! Those of you who are familiar with Jewish tradition will surely recognize the expression for welcome! – !ברוכים הבאים For example: ברוכים הבאים לבית שלנו! Welcome to our home! This means literally, blessed are those who have come. You’d use it when addressing more than one person. If you want to welcome only […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 10, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 1 Comment
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how to say “we’re out of…” in Hebrew

נִגְמְרוּ, אָזְלוּ It’s late at night and you’ve got a craving for cookies. You go to the local 24-hour store to buy a box of your favorite kind, but you look on the shelf and your cookies are nowhere to be found. Looking you apologetically in the eye, the guy at the checkout counter says: […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 9, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “righteous person” in Hebrew

צַדִּיק If צדקה is charity or an act of justice or righteousness, a צדיק (a male) or a צדיקה (a female) is a righteous person. Today, the straight-forward meaning of this word is used mainly by religious people. For example: האישה הזאת אופה כל שבוע עוגיות בשביל העניים – היא כזאת צדיקה. That woman bakes […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 8, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “to justify” in Hebrew

לְהַצְדִּיק If you’ve ever been to a synagogue, you’re sure to know the word for charity – צדקה. This word comes from the root צ.ד.ק meaning justice: someone who gives charity is doing an act of justice. To justify – to cause justice, so to speak – is the active-causative verb להצדיק. For example: אל […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 7, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “to bake” in Hebrew

לֶאֱפוֹת If you’ve around a Level 2 or Level 3 of Hebrew, you likely know the word for to cook – לבשל. But perhaps you didn’t know the word for to bake – לאפות. For example: אמא אופה כל שבוע עוגיות לכבוד שבת. Mom bakes cookies every week in honor of Shabbat. Since the third […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 6, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 2 Comments
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Weekly Hebrew Review – relaxed and charming

חֹמֶר לְשִׁנּוּן Review Material Can’t read Hebrew yet? You spent time on your Hebrew this week. Use these review materials to make it yours to keep. Flashcards . Scatter . Gravity . Test   Blast from the Past Crossword Puzzle! שבת שלום, וסוף שבוע נעים! Shabbat Shalom, and have a nice weekend!

By Ami Steinberger | November 4, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “easygoing” and “relaxed” in Hebrew

נִנּוֹחַ We’ve seen that נוח means comfortable, as in: הכיסא הזה מאוד נוח. This chair is very comfortable. A person who is comfortable to be around – someone calm, relaxed and easygoing – is נינוח. For example: היא ילדה מאוד נינוחה – היא משפיעה לטובה על הילדים האחרים. She’s a very easygoing girl – she’s a positive influence (she […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 3, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “charm” in Hebrew

חֵן The Hebrew word for charm or grace is חן. For example: לבחורה הזאת יש חן. This young woman has charm. The word comes from the root ח.נ.נ, which appears in full in the word for graceful or charming, חינני. So that the sentence above could be rewritten: הבחורה הזאת חיננית. This young woman is charming. חן also appears in the […]

By Ami Steinberger | November 1, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “convenience” in Hebrew

נוֹחוּת If נוח means comfortable in the physical sense, נוחות means comfort. It also refers to ease or convenience, as in: על נוחות צריך לשלם. For convenience, (one) has to pay. Some words that sound like נוחות but mean different things: נכות – disability נחות – inferior נוחיות – a polite word for restroom

By Ami Steinberger | October 31, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “comfortable” in Hebrew

נוֹחַ To rest, in Hebrew, is לנוח. It’s an active-simple verb of the hollow variety. For example: לך, דוד, תנוח על הספה. Go, David, rest on the sofa. (spoken to a male) Once sitting down, David hopefully feels comfortable. You might ask him: נוח לך? Is it comfortable for you? Whereas in English you might ask are you […]

By Ami Steinberger | October 30, 2016 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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