Search
 

 More From Region

 

Hebrew Phrases

On this Page:

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.

 

Want to forward Israel Insights to your friends and family? Just click here!

 

 

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
The holiest site to members of the Bahai faith, which is based on equality and toleranc...
A complex of Hospitaler crusader buildings comprising four sections built around an ope...
The winery was established in 1999 and it produces approximately 12,000 bottles annuall...
Museum in the artists' village at Ein Hod in the center of the Carmel, exhibits works o...
Sataf A site in the hills of Jerusalem with two springs that formed the basis of an i...
 

 Accommodations

 
Located in the heart of the North Beach of Eilat, the hotel has 420 rooms and suites. ...
​Yehelim Hotel in Arad offers you an answer to all your questions. About 25 minutes dri...
Offering a vacation for the entire family, the Crowne Plaza Eilat, situated on the Eila...
Newsletter