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INTRODUCTION
Jenny: Hi everyone, I’m Jenny.
Lenny: And I’m Lenny!
Jenny: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Hebrew Vocabulary, Lesson 23! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to transportation and around town. These are five chain stores that are popular in Israel. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at HebrewPod101.com.

Lesson focus

Jenny: Lenny, what’s our first word?
Lenny: AM: PM (איי אם פי אם)
Jenny: AM: PM
Lenny: (slow) AM: PM (איי אם פי אם) (regular) AM: PM (איי אם פי אם)
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: AM: PM (איי אם פי אם)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: AM: PM is an Israeli supermarket chain store that operates mainly in the central part of the country. They are open 24 hours and also do deliveries and sell everyday consumer products.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Lenny: (normal) באיי אם פי אם המחירים גבוהים לעומת שאר הרשתות
Jenny: The prices in AM: PM are higher compared to other chain stores.
Lenny: (slow) באיי אם פי אם המחירים גבוהים לעומת שאר הרשתות
Jenny: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lenny: קסטרו
Jenny: Castro fashion
Lenny: (slow) קסטרו (regular) קסטרו
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: קסטרו
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Castro is an Israeli fashion brand with stores all over the country and overseas. It was established in 1950 and aims to create colorful, urban, and sexy clothes that are of high quality.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Lenny: (normal) קסטרו הוא מותג אופנה ישראלי
Jenny: Castro is an Israeli fashion brand.
Lenny: (slow) קסטרו הוא מותג אופנה ישראלי
Jenny: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lenny: סבון של פעם
Jenny: Sabon
Lenny: (slow) סבון של פעם (regular) סבון של פעם
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: סבון של פעם
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Sabon is an Israeli chain store that sells soaps, body oils, body creams, bath salts, and related items. Established in 1997 with one shop on Shenkin Street in the heart of Tel Aviv, this company has become a success story with shops not only in Israel but also overseas.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Lenny: (normal) סבון מייצרת סבונים מוצקים בעבודת יד הנמכרים טריים ולפי משקל.
Jenny: Sabon produces handmade solid soaps sold fresh by weight.
Lenny: (slow) סבון מייצרת סבונים מוצקים בעבודת יד הנמכרים טריים ולפי משקל.
Jenny: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lenny: Zer4U (זר פור יו)
Jenny: Zer4U flowers
Lenny: (slow) Zer4U (זר פור יו) (regular) Zer4U (זר פור יו)
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: Zer4U (זר פור יו)
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Zer for you is a leading flower and gift shop in Israel. They mainly sell flower arrangements for different occasions but also wine, chocolates, gifts for newborns, and other related items. This company has a delivery service.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Lenny: (normal) קל ופשוט להזמין זר פרחים דרך אתר האינטרנט של זר פור יו
Jenny: It is easy to order a flower bouquet through Zer4U’s website.
Lenny: (slow) קל ופשוט להזמין זר פרחים דרך אתר האינטרנט של זר פור יו
Jenny: Okay, what’s the last word?
Lenny: סטימצקי
Jenny: Steimatzky books
Lenny: (slow) סטימצקי (regular) סטימצקי
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: סטימצקי
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Founded in 1925, Steimatzky is the oldest and largest bookstore chain in Israel. In addition to books and magazines, music CDs, videotapes, and DVDs are also sold in the chain stores.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Lenny: (normal) לסטימצקי יש כיום יותר מ 160 חנויות בכל רחבי הארץ
Jenny: Steimatzky currently has more than 160 stores throughout the country.
Lenny: (slow) לסטימצקי יש כיום יותר מ 160 חנויות בכל רחבי הארץ
QUIZ
Jenny: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Lenny will give you the Hebrew – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Lenny: AM: PM (איי אם פי אם)
[pause]Jenny: AM: PM
Lenny: קסטרו
[pause]Jenny: Castro fashion
Lenny: סבון של פעם
[pause]Jenny: Sabon
Lenny: Zer4U (זר פור יו)
[pause]Jenny: Zer4U flowers
Lenny: סטימצקי
[pause]Jenny: Steimatzky books

Outro

Jenny: There you have it – five popular chain stores in Israel! We have more vocab lists available at HebrewPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Lenny: להתראות

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Which chain stores would you like to visit in Israel?

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Saturday at 09:14 PM
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Hi Ullala,


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Ullala
Friday at 04:51 PM
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Castro is my favorite shop for clothes❤️️


Ullala
Friday at 04:49 PM
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👍 אני מעדיף לקנות תכשיטים בישראל!


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Hi Sheena!


Thank you for posting!

Haha really? I wonder how long it would take to visit all :innocent:


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Sheena
Friday at 03:40 AM
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I would like to visit all of the stores. :smile: