Top 5 Most Common Hebrew Phrases You Should Know Before Your Trip To Israel

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

01 Im ein ani li mi li אִם אֵין אֲנִי לִי מִי לִי


Meaning: If we don’t take care of ourselves, no one else will. Example: “I have to come up with a plan for my birthday, I don’t see any of my friends taking responsibility. Im ein ani li mi li”.

02 Hamor kofetz ba'rosh חֲמוֹר קוֹפֵץ בָּרֹאשׁ

Meaning: A phrase used to describe someone that answers or acts quickly, without thinking before. Example: “Don’t answer the question before you finish reading it, hamor kofetz ba'rosh you know!


03 Shum sikuy ba'olam שׁוּם סִכּוּי בָּעוֹלָם

Meaning: Not a chance in the world. Example: “There is shum sikuy ba'olam that Beitar won’t win the game tonight”


04 Lo yaaleh al ha'daat לֹא יַעֲלֶה עַל הַדַּעַת

Meaning: It’s inconceivable. Example: “Lo yaale al ha'daat that you would do that to me.”


05 Ma she'sanue aleiha al taaseh le'havereha מָה שֶׁשָּׂנוּא עָלֶיךָ אַל תַּעֲשֶׂה לַחֲבֵרֶיךָ

Meaning: Do not do on your friends what is hated by you. Example: “You can’t hit a kid just because a different kid hit you, ma she'sanu aleiha al taaseh le'havereha.


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