"הכנסת היא הפרלמנט הישראלי."

Translation:The Knesset is the Israeli parliament.

August 2, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/JewishPolyglot

Does כנסת also mean parliament in Hebrew?

August 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/radagastthebrown

No, a parliament is either פרלמנט or בית נבחרים. The name of the Israeli parliament הכנסת comes from the great assembly - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Assembly

August 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/JewishPolyglot

Oh, like the אנשי כנסת הגדולה!

August 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Snommelp

I love sentences that also define new words :-P

January 7, 2017
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