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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 24! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to Fine Arts. These are five well-known Hebrew artists and musicians. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at HebrewPod101.com

Lesson focus

Jenny: Lenny, what’s our first name?
Lenny: רבקה זהר
Jenny: Rivka Zohar
Lenny: (slow) רבקה זהר (regular) רבקה זהר
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: רבקה זהר
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Born in Acre, Israel in 1948, Rivka Zohar is an Israeli singer who started singing when she was still a child. She was selected several times as "singer of the year" in Israel and also won the David's Harp award.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Lenny: (normal) אלבומה האחרון של ריבקה זוהר הושק בינואר 2014
Jenny: Rivka Zohar’s last album was launched in January 2014.
Lenny: (slow) אלבומה האחרון של ריבקה זוהר הושק בינואר 2014
Jenny: Okay, what’s the next name?
Lenny: נחום גוטמן
Jenny: Nachum Gutman
Lenny: (slow) נחום גוטמן (regular) נחום גוטמן
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: נחום גוטמן
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Nachum Gutman was born in Moldova in 1898. He was an Israeli painter, sculptor, writer, and illustrator of children's books. Gutman has won many art and literary prizes.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Lenny: (normal) נחום גוטמן נפטר בתל אביב בשנת 1980
Jenny: Nachum Gutman died in Tel Aviv in 1980.
Lenny: (slow) נחום גוטמן נפטר בתל אביב בשנת 1980
Jenny: Okay, what’s the next name?
Lenny: יגאל תומרקין
Jenny: Yigal Tumarkin
Lenny: (slow) יגאל תומרקין (regular) יגאל תומרקין
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: יגאל תומרקין
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Born in Germany in 1933, Yigal Tumarkin is a famous Israeli sculptor and painter. He won many awards and created over 80 outdoor sculptures in Israel and around the world. One of his best-known works is the Holocaust memorial in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Lenny: (normal) יגאל תומרקין גדל בתל אביב.
Jenny: Yigal Tumarkin grew up in Tel Aviv.
Lenny: (slow) יגאל תומרקין גדל בתל אביב.
Jenny: Okay, what’s the next name?
Lenny: מנשה קדישמן
Jenny: Menashe Kadishman
Lenny: (slow) מנשה קדישמן (regular) מנשה קדישמן
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: מנשה קדישמן
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Menashe Kadishman was born in Tel Aviv in 1932. He is an Israeli sculptor and painter who uses iron and other materials to create environmental art. His works can be seen in public places in both Israel and all over the world.
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Lenny: (normal) מנשה קדישמן למד פיסול בישראל ובאנגליה.
Jenny: Menashe Kadishman studied sculpture in Israel and England.
Lenny: (slow) מנשה קדישמן למד פיסול בישראל ובאנגליה.
Jenny: Okay, what’s the last name?
Lenny: יפה ירקוני
Jenny: Yafa Yarkoni
Lenny: (slow) יפה ירקוני (regular) יפה ירקוני
Jenny: Listeners, please repeat:
Lenny: יפה ירקוני
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jenny: Yafa Yarkoni was born in Israel in 1925. She was an Israeli singer who was identified with the establishment of the state and was extremely popular in the 1950s and 60s. One of her most well-known songs is "Don't Say Goodbye, Say I Will See You."
Jenny: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this name.
Lenny: (normal) יפה ירקוני החלה את דרכה האמנותית בגיל צעיר
Jenny: Yafa Yarkoni began her artistic career at a young age.
Lenny: (slow) יפה ירקוני החלה את דרכה האמנותית בגיל צעיר
QUIZ
Jenny: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Lenny will give you the Hebrew – please repeat it out loud! Are you ready?
Lenny: רבקה זהר
[pause]Jenny: Rivka Zohar
Lenny: נחום גוטמן
[pause]Jenny: Nachum Gutman
Lenny: יגאל תומרקין
[pause]Jenny: Yigal Tumarkin
Lenny: מנשה קדישמן
[pause]Jenny: Menashe Kadishman
Lenny: יפה ירקוני
[pause]Jenny: Yafa Yarkoni

Outro

Jenny: There you have it – five artists and musicians 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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Do you know any other famous artists in Israel?

Shelley
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In the state of Israel there are many talented people. I have the same comment as previously, I'd love to see some pictures of their sculptures and paintings included in this lesson and /or a link to hear the music of the singers. Thanks. במדינת ישראל יש הרבה אנשים מוכשרים