Saturday, July 11, 2015

להחזיר עטרה ליושנה

Expression meaning: to restore something to its original splendor

Literally: To restore a crown to its older state
Source: The expression appears in the Babylonian Talmud (Yoma, 69), but used commonly as a flowery expression in modern day Hebrew. Often used in Israeli media, by political commentators.
Pronounced: L'Hakzir A'ta'ra L'yosh'Na