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Israeli Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Israeli Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Israeli Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

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“When you’re hungry, sing; when you’re hurt, laugh.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“A slave shows his true character, not while he is enslaved but when he becomes a master.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“He who puts up with insult invites injury.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“If you can’t go over, you must go under.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“In choosing a friend, go up a step.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“Time heals old pain, while it creates new ones.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“People make plans and God laughs.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“Commit a sin twice and it will not seem a crime.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“Where two Jews, three opinions.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“You can’t force anyone to love you or lend you money.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“Loneliness breaks the spirit.”
– Israeli Proverb

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“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones..”
– Israeli Proverb

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“Worries go down better with soup.”
– Israeli Proverb

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Israeli Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Jewish Proverbs Expressions and Sayings

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“A basic rule of caution: Don’t be overly cautious.”
– Jewish Proverb / Saying

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“A broken nail cannot be straightened.”
– Jewish Proverb / Saying

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“A fault-finder complains even that the bride is too pretty.”
– Jewish Proverb / Saying

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“A good wife and health are a man’s best wealth.”
– Jewish Proverb / Saying

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“A leader is not necessarily one who knows the way but one who thinks he knows the way.”
– Jewish Proverb / Saying

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“A person should stay alive if only out of curiosity.”
– Jewish Proverb / Saying

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“A time to keep silent and a time to speak.”
– Jewish Proverb / Saying

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“A wolf loses his hair, but not his nature.”
– Jewish Proverb / Saying

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“A nation’s future lies in its past.”
– Hebrew Proverb / Saying

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“A heavy purse makes a light heart.”
– Hebrew Proverb / Saying

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“A fool believes everything he hears.”
– Hebrew Proverb / Saying

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“A drowning man will grab even for the point of a sword.”
– Hebrew Proverb / Saying

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“A bird that you set free may be caught again.”
– Hebrew Proverb / Saying

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Black People Guess Jewish Slang

Israel Museums

  • Country:         Israel
  • Hebrew:         יִשְׂרָאֵל;
  • Capital:          Jerusalem
  • Declared:       1948
  • Demonym:     Israeli
  • Population:    9 million

Israeli Language

Hebrew is Israel’s official language, and almost the entire population speaks it either as native speakers or as a second language. Arabic is used by Israel’s Arab minority which comprises about one-fifth of the population. 

Russian is spoken by about 20% of the Israeli population, mainly by the large immigrant population from the former Soviet Union.

English is used by a significant proportion of the Israeli population and is used widely in official logos and road signs alongside Hebrew and Arabic. 

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Jewish Proverbs

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“When you’re hungry, sing; when you’re hurt, laugh.”
– Israeli Proverb

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Photo Credit: Golasso / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0); Michael Paul Gollmer de:Benutzer:Mipago / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)

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