About This Show
A bite-sized podcast that discusses Modern Hebrew language gems. From slang to etymology, textual graffiti, Biblical idioms that are still around, influences from other languages, and other linguistic phenomena, host Guy Sharett shows us what we can learn about the Israeli psyche, society, and culture through its language.
Most Recent Episode
#25 What's love got to do with it?
6 days ago
In honor of the celebration of love, we're re-upping one of Guy's first episodes. It's about relationships - with all the magic and the mess. Guy teaches us some Hebrew phrases to help communicate with our beloved partners. Words and expressions discussed: Tafur – sewn – תָּפוּר Ani lo zamin – I am not available – אֲנִי לֹא זָמִין Panuy – vacant/available – פָּנוּי Ha'manuy eino banuy le'ahava – the subscriber isn't built for love – הַמָּנוּי אֵינוֹ בָּנוּי לאֲהָבָה Sichat yachaseinu le'an – conversation on where this relationship is going – שִׂיחַת יחָסֵינוּ לְאַן Music: Moshik Afia, Ani lo zamin (lyrics) Chen Aharoni, Tafur aleyha (lyrics) Dani Robas, Ze lo ani (lyrics) Any chance you'll be in Sydney, Australia on February 28th? Meet Guy for coffee! For more info, check out his event. Looking to support the show? Learn how on Patreon. Want to see more Hebrew gems? Like Streetwise Hebrew on Facebook and Instagram. Want Guy to talk about a pressing Hebrew issue? Find him at StreetWiseHebrew.com or follow him on Twitter.