Wednesday, February 22, 2017
How much Hebrew slang do you know? What's the real meaning of Al Hapanim, Chai B'seret, Balagan, and Zayin?
In a video posted by Vanity Fair magazine, Actress Natalie Portman explains the street language meaning of these and other popular Israeli expressions.
Portman is fluent in Hebrew, having been born in Jerusalem to an Israeli father and American mother. She learned to speak Hebrew while living on Long Island and attended a Jewish elementary school, the Solomon Schechter Day School of Nassau County in Jericho, New York.
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