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Leap Year- Shannah Me’uberet

In Judaism, a lunar calendar is used to determine and count the days of the year. However, the cycle of each year is solar, according to the sun – Shemesh in Hebrew – שֶׁמֶשׁ. Another important and fundamental principle is that Passover must always be at spring time, as written in Deuteronomy 16:1- especiallyyours-wigs    [...]

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The creation of Hebrew words- the letter Aleph

Dear friends, Shalom and how are you – mah shlomchem? This week in Israel we are celebrating Hebrew Language Week, and I wanted to share with you some stories about the creation of famous Hebrew words beginning with the letter Aleph, which is the first letter of the Hebrew Alphabet. On our Facebook fan page [...]

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Let’s speak about the truth

One of the most beautiful words in Hebrew is the word אֱמֶת (Aleph-Mem-Tav) which means “truth.” The truth is something that we always strive for in our lives and there are many ways in which we try to achieve that goal. Last week we commemorated two days upon which two important leaders were killed simply [...]

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