300 episodes

A bite-size podcast showcasing modern Hebrew and its slang. Host Guy Sharett explains what we can learn about Israeli psyche, society, and culture through the Hebrew language.

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A bite-size podcast showcasing modern Hebrew and its slang. Host Guy Sharett explains what we can learn about Israeli psyche, society, and culture through the Hebrew language.

    #284 Improve Your Hebrew With These 4 Tools

    #284 Improve Your Hebrew With These 4 Tools

    Guy demonstrates how to use 4 valuable online tools he thinks every Hebrew learner should know.

    • 9 min
    #157 "You Want a Juice?" "No": Translating Israeli Brevity

    #157 "You Want a Juice?" "No": Translating Israeli Brevity

    Guy explains exactly what is going on in the Israeli brain when speaking English in seemingly curt, abrupt, and even rude ways.

    • 8 min
    #72 What's Your 'Matsav'?

    #72 What's Your 'Matsav'?

    'Matsav' means situation, state, or condition, but it can be used in lots of different idioms; Guy Sharett takes us through them all.

    • 6 min
    #283 Falafel 101: Your Guide to Ordering Falafel in Hebrew

    #283 Falafel 101: Your Guide to Ordering Falafel in Hebrew

    Ordering falafel in Israel may seem simple. But when learning Hebrew, the many different options and the barrage of short and direct questions from the seller could make the whole experience a bit stressful. Today, Guy explains how to keep calm through the mayhem of an Israeli falafel stand at lunch time.

    • 9 min
    #282 7 Tips That Will Improve Your Spoken Hebrew

    #282 7 Tips That Will Improve Your Spoken Hebrew

    Many podcast listeners have written to ask, “How can I improve my Hebrew?” So on this episode, Guy provides 7 tips that will help anyone, from those highly proficient to those just getting started, improve their spoken Hebrew.

    • 14 min
    #281 Surely You Know What I'm Referring To

    #281 Surely You Know What I'm Referring To

    The Hebrew word הרי (harei) is a tiny elusive word used to emphasize the words that follow it. Listen to the examples Guy prepared to help explain this somewhat fancy word.

    • 9 min

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