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Words, words, words

Ruth Almagor-Ramon has the final say on the Hebrew language at the Israel Broadcasting Authority.

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Photo by: EHUD STAMLER
In a fortunate development for Israeli Facebook users, the literal – and awkward – Hebrew translation of the social networking site’s name, Sefer Panim, was never considered.

Listeners recently learned this tidbit on the popular Rega Shel Ivrit (A Minute of Hebrew) spot, which marked the 10th year of Facebook this past February.



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