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The Hebrew Origins of Adam's Name and its Connection to the Ground

At the beginning of the second chapter of Genesis, the Bible gives us a
short review of the creation:

“These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens. 386 more words

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How Many Lives Did Sarah Have? A Study in Biblical Hebrew Grammar

Today’s Parashah {פרשה} (weekly Torah portion) is ‘Chayei Sarah’ {חיי שרה} (Hebrew for ‘Life of Sarah’). This is the fifth weekly Torah portion in the Book of Genesis and can be found in Genesis 23:1–25:18. 490 more words

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The Mysterious 'Great Sea Creatures' of Genesis – What Are They?

Today we will talk about one of the most intriguing mysteries of ‘Ma’ase Bereshit’ {מעשה בראשית} – Hebrew for ‘the act of creation’ which took place on the fifth day. 396 more words

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From the Highest of Heights to the Depths of the Sea: The Hebrew Concept of 'Expanse.'

Last time we spoke about the ‘expanse’ or the ‘firmament’ as described in the first chapter of Genesis:

“And God said, “Let there be an expanse in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters. 322 more words

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God and the Order of Creation: The Deeper Hebrew Meaning of the First Verse of the Bible (Part II)

Some of the comments I received about yesterday’s post pointed out that it seemed like I ‘stopped in the middle’ and there should have been a continuation to that post…so here is the ‘second part’ if you will. 508 more words

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What is 'Aseret Yemei Teshuvah'?

The days between ‘Rosh Ha-Shanah’ (the Jewish New Year) and ‘Yom Kippur’ are called in Hebrew ‘Aseret Yemei Teshuvah’ {עשרת ימי תשובה}  which means ‘The Ten Days of Repentance.’ 184 more words

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Service review: Alef Better Imports

This summer, I decided to indulge a little. I had an idea of expressing my interest in Hebrew by wearing a bracelet with my Hebrew name Koren (קורן). 135 more words