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Shemos: Hashem’s Treasure ~ 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

For the illui neshamahof my mother, Chaya Rachel basMordechai, on her yahrtzeit, the 17th of Teves, תש"ע Parshasשְׁמוֹת Hashem’s Treasure עָרֵי מִסְכְּנוֹת: storehouses, treasury הַסוֹכֵן: treasurer, benefactor סַכָּנָה: danger סַכִּין: knife מִסְכֵּן: poor עָרֵי מִסְכְּנוֹת: Storehouses, Treasury וַיִּבֶן עָרֵי מִסְכְּנוֹת לְפַרְעֹה אֶת פִּתֹם וְאֶת רַעַמְסֵסAnd they built storehouses for Pharaoh — Pisom and Ramses.1 הַסוֹכֵן: Treasurer, Benefactor He is … Continue reading Shemos: Hashem’s Treasure ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Shemos: The Pharaoh and The King ~ 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

The Pharaoh and the King I still remember my fifth grade Rebbe, Rabbi A. Y. Berman, asking the one hundred-dollar question: Why does the Torah sometimes refer to the Egyptian monarch as Melech Mitzrayim (“the King of Egypt”) and sometimes as Pharaoh (“the Pharaoh”)? The term Melech Mitzrayim appears in the Bible close to fifty … Continue reading Shemos: The Pharaoh and The King ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Shemot: Forever Building! ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

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

    When you will deliver the Hebrew women and see them [sitting] עַל הָאָבְנָיִם (on the birthing stool)… (Ex. 1:16).   In this verse, the word הָאָבְנָיִם refers to the birthing stool. Rashi ties this word to its only other occurrence of it in Scripture. Writes Rashi: על האבנים – the seat used by … Continue reading Shemot: Forever Building! ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

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