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Noach: Aspect Of The Divine ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Tzvi Abrahams

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Tzvi Abrahams was raised in The United Kingdom, and emigrated to Israel where he received his Rabbinical ordination. He recently published the book Root Connections In The Torah, and lectures on the beautiful connections of Biblical Hebrew root words. Tzvi lives in Zichron Yaakov, Israel with his wife, children and their friendly dog.

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Tzvi Abrahams

Parshas  נֹחַ Aspect of the Divine חֹל: to profane חוּלִין: profane חִלוֹנִי: secular חֵיל: wall, soldier, valor, tremble חוֹל: sand חוֹלֶה: sick חַלַל: hollow, חוֹל: weekday חַס וְחָלִילָה: G-d forbid חַלוֹן: window הַתְחָלָה: beginning חַל: to take effect יִחוּל: hope, wish חַלָה: challah מָחוֹל: tamborine חֹל: To Profane וַיָּחֶל נֹחַ אִישׁ הָאֲדָמָה וַיִּטַּע כָּרֶם And … Continue reading Noach: Aspect Of The Divine ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Noach: Hark! Two Arks! ~ Reuven Chaim Klein

Reuven Chaim Klein

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein is a known scholar, respected author, and long-time member of the Kollel of Yeshivas Mir in Jerusalem. Reuven Chaim lives with his family in Beitar Illit, Israel.
Reuven Chaims' articles also appear weekly on ohr.edu and on https://ohr.edu/this_week/whats_in_a_word/ and in the Jewish Press.

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Reuven Chaim Klein

We are all familiar with two very different arks that are mentioned in the Bible: The Ark of Noah and the Ark of the Covenant. The Ark of Noah was a large wooden boat which Noah constructed for housing his family during the floods of the Great Deluge (Gen. 6-9), while the Ark of the … Continue reading Noach: Hark! Two Arks! ~ Reuven Chaim Klein

Noach: A New Beginning Delayed? ~ Yehoshua Steinberg

Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

Founding Director, Editor-In-Chief at Veromemanu
Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg is the Founding Director and Editor-in-chief of Veromemanu and it' website BiblicalHebrewEtymology.com.

Yehoshua is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain and currently lives in Israel with his wife and children.

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Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

Abstract: In his Sefer Hashorashim, Radak assigns one verse in our Parashah to two different roots with two different meanings, and the verse is: And ויחל another seven days. (Genesis 8:9). Radak included this verse both in entry יחל (anticipation, hope), and also in the entry חול (resting upon). However, Rashi interpreted the word as waiting, and the Targum Yerushalmi rendered it as beginning (שרי in Aramaic). In this article we examine the depth of the word, i.e. how one root can bear such different interpretations. I hope ((מייחל that the effort was successful, that a peaceful Sabbath shall rest upon us (תחול) and a blessed beginning (תחילה) of the year should commence for us all. Blessed.

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