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Last Updated on December 7, 2021

Hebrew to English translations gone bad. Google translate doesn’t always get it right.

There are many examples where Hebrew to English translations go bad and even Google and other online translators, get it wrong.   Olim Hadashim make mistakes all the time.  In my own experience it has sometimes been years later that I learnt what my mistakes were and that they were hilarious in many ways.

Here is one that was recently posted in our Facebook group.

hebrew to english google translations

What makes this hysterical? The words בעלי חיים means animals.  בעלי in Hebrew also means ‘my husband’ and חיים  is a man’s name – Haim.  The actual translation should be Not tested on animals.  

If you have one you’d like to share, please do so in the comments section below.

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