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While you’ll do just fine speaking English while on your life-changing tour of Israel, many of our visitors like to learn a few of the basic Hebrew words and phrases just to establish an even stronger connection with our land and people.

 

So, each month we offer you a brief lesson in some everyday Hebrew, with Hebrew words written out for English pronunciation (and phonetic pronunciation in italics for any words that may be unclear) …

 

English

Hebrew

When?

Matai?

Where?

Hei-chan or Ey-fo?

Alright/OK/Fine

Beseder

Cheers

Lecha’im

Please

Bevakasha

Welcome

Bruchim Haba’im

Sorry (apologizing)

(M) mitzta’er (F) mitzta’eret

 

 

We look forward to speaking with you in Israel soon – but don’t worry, we’re happy to speak English as well as Hebrew!

 

Check out previous Hebrew phrases in previous newsletters.

 

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