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Who needs English? It’s all Hebrish, anyway

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Here’s a comedy bit from “Zehu Zeh,” the beloved Israeli television comedy series, that doesn’t need much translation.

The familiar crew of Gidi Gov, Moni Moshonov, Shlomo Bar-Aba, Doval’e Glickman and Avi Kushnir poked fun at Israelis and their assumption that they speak English by speaking Hebrish, that particular blend of Hebrew and heavily accented English, in a recent episode of the veteran show that was renewed in March 2020 by the Kan public broadcaster.

“This is a k-nife, a chef’s k-nife,” said Avi Kushnir, brandishing a black-handled knife.

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