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Re’eh: A Sky Full of Stars – Knowing Our Place ~ 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 רְאֵה A Sky Full of Stars — Knowing Our Place שָׁם: there שֵׁם: name הַשֵׁם: Hashem, the name שֵׁם: son of Noach נְשָׁמָה: soul נְשִׁימָה: breath תִּינְשָׁמֶת: bird of the night — owl, bat וְהָיָה הַמָּקוֹם אֲשֶׁר יִבְחַר ה' אֱ-לֹהֵיכֶם בּוֹ לְשַׁכֵּן שְׁמוֹ שָׁם שָׁמָּה תָבִיאוּ אֵת כָּל אֲשֶׁר אָנֹכִי מְצַוֶּה אֶתְכֶם עוֹלֹתֵיכֶם וְזִבְחֵיכֶם … Continue reading Re’eh: A Sky Full of Stars – Knowing Our Place ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Reay: Acting like an Animal ~ Rabbi 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

Have you ever heard an old Jewish Bubby (Yiddish for "grandmother") refer to wild kids as chayot or behemot? Do you know what she's talking about? Both of those words mean "animal", but, as we have already discussed many times, in the Hebrew language there are no two words which mean exactly the same. So what then is … Continue reading Reay: Acting like an Animal ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Re’eh: The Slippery Year? ~ 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

The word שמיטה (shemita), mentioned in our Parashah, refers to the Sabbatical year, during which the Land of Israel is to rest, as well as disavowing outstanding loans. However, the meaning of the root שמט in rest of Scripture is unrelated to these laws at all, instead relating to nuances of falling and slipping.This article examines the hidden aspects of this word in an attempt to lay bare the underlying meaning of this root, including its connection with the other words in the Holy Tongue containing the letters מט.

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