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how to say “messiah” in Hebrew

מָשִׁיחַ The English word messiah is simply an anglicized version of the original Hebrew word: משיח. And the Hebrew word refers to a person anointed with ceremonial oil – a priest, a monarch, and most notably, the Jewish king descended from King David destined to redeem his people: מלך המשיח. Here’s משיח in context: אלפי שנים […]

By Ami Steinberger | May 12, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “messiah” 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 | May 12, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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how to say “Yemen” in Hebrew

תֵּימָן The English name of the southernmost state on the Arabian Peninsula follows the Arabic: Yemen. But the Hebrew name – תימן – departs a bit by adding a t sound. For example: הם עלו לארץ מתימן בשנות החמישים. They immigrated to Israel from Yemen in the Fifties. Both the Arabic يمن (Yaman) and the […]

By Ami Steinberger | May 11, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “Yemen” 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 | May 11, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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May
10
2021

how to say “around the table” in Hebrew

מִסָּבִיב לַשּׁוּלְחָן שולחן is one of those words people tend to learn early in their Hebrew journey, as it’s an everyday object that westerners encounter every time they sit down. Around the table is מסביב לשולחן – literally, from around to the table. For example: בליל הסדר כולנו ישבנו ביחד מסביב לשולחן. On the Seder night […]

By Ami Steinberger | May 10, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “around the table” 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 | May 10, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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May
09
2021

how to say “give or take” in Hebrew

פָּחוֹת אוֹ יוֹתֵר, פְּלוּס מִינוּס Hebrew has two ways of saying give or take. The first is a literal translation of more or less: פחות או יותר. For example: הגיעו פחות או יותר מאה איש. Give or take a hundred people came. Another less formal way of saying give or take is פלוס מינוס – literally, plus minus. […]

By Ami Steinberger | May 9, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “give or take” 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 | May 9, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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May
07
2021

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.      To take full advantage of the review material, click on “Choose a study mode” in the bottom right corner of the box above. שבת שלום, וסוף שבוע נעים! Shabbat Shalom, […]

By Ami Steinberger | May 7, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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how to say “theory” in Hebrew

תֵּיאוֹרְיָה, תּוֹרָה Israelis generally refer to a theory by borrowing the foreign word – תיאוריה. For example: לא ברור איך התרנגולת נכנסה לחצר שלנו, אבל יש לי תיאוריה. It’s unclear how the chicken got into our yard, but I have a theory. But when referring to a particular theory, the word of choice is תורה – […]

By Ami Steinberger | May 6, 2021 | Your Daily Dose of Hebrew | 0 Comments
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daily video – how to say “theory” 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 | May 6, 2021 | yddh-videos | 0 Comments
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