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Vayeitzei: All Along The Watchtower ~ 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 וַיֵצֵא All along the Watchtower מִצְפֶּה: watchtower צָפוּי: foreseen צָפוּן: hidden צָפוֹן: north מְצַפֶּה: expect צַףְ: float צְפַת: Tzfas צִפּוּי: plated, coating הַר הַצוֹפִים: Har HaTzophim בַּעַל צְפוֹן: Baal Tzaphon צְפַנְיָה: Tzafaniah (prophet), Stephan, Steven צִפְצוּף: chirping מִצְפֶּה: Watchtower וַיֹּאמֶר לָבָן הַגַּל הַזֶּה עֵד בֵּינִי וּבֵינְךָ הַיּוֹם עַל כֵּן קָרָא שְׁמוֹ גַּלְעֵד:וְהַמִּצְפָּה אֲשֶׁר אָמַר יִצֶף … Continue reading Vayeitzei: All Along The Watchtower ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Vayeitzei: The Unique Flock ~ 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

Vayeitzei And behold! Three flocks (עֶדְרֵי)of sheep lay there beside it (Gen. 29:2). Since many of the personalities mentioned in the Pentateuch -from Abel to Moses- engaged in shepherding as their livelihood, one might have expected to find dozens of instances of the word עֵדֶר(flock). In fact, this term only appears eleven times throughout all … Continue reading Vayeitzei: The Unique Flock ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

Vayeitzei: Like a Rock (part 2/2) ~ 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

Like a Rock (Part II) Last week, we discussed two words for stones. The first was the word even, which we understood was a general term for all types of rocks. The second word we dealt with was sela, which we understood was an especially hard rock. This week, we will study the words tzur … Continue reading Vayeitzei: Like a Rock (part 2/2) ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

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