Word of the Day Al Hapanim עַל הַפָּנִים

A bright smile or a refreshing facial are always welcome on the face. But in Hebrew, when things are a bit messed up, they can be found on the face, too.

If you have a smile on your face, you’ve got a hiyukh al hapanim. But if, like Alexander of storybook fame, you’re having a terrible,...