#389 Dear Inspector
This episode is about the Hebrew root פקח. We call parking enforcement officers פקחי חניה. What might you say to one in order not to get a parking ticket? And what does this root have to do with kosher certificates? ...
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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.
#54 “How YOU Doin'?” (Rerun)
Israelis love to indulge in the circular “how-are-you-how’s-it-going-what’s-new” conversation chain, so it’s important to become proficient in this verbal dance. Today, Guy teaches us 11 ways, no less, of asking someone how they’re doing. Let’s get on the dance floor! ...
#157 “You Want a Juice?” “No”: Translating Israeli Brevity (Rerun)
We have all had conversations with Israelis bereft of the common courtesies - thank you, please, or polite excuses. On this episode, host Guy Sharett explains exactly what is going on in the Israeli brain when answering our offers or ...
#37 The Elixir of Life: Israel’s Cafe Culture (Rerun)
Coffee culture is everywhere in Israel. How do you ask for a cappuccino to go, the Tel-Avivi way? And what’s הפוך דל? Here's your short Hebrew language manual for all you coffeeholics. Hear the All-Hebrew Episode on Patreon New Words ...