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Vayishlach: Quiet, Deaf Men Planning to Plow! ~ 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

Vayishlach בראשית לד:ה- וְיַעֲקֹב שָׁמַע כִּי טִמֵּא אֶת דִּינָה בִתּוֹ וּבָנָיו הָיוּ אֶת מִקְנֵהוּ בַּשָּׂדֶה וְהֶחֱרִשׁ יַעֲקֹב עַד בֹּאָם. "Yaakov heard that he [Shechem] had defiled his daughter Dinah, while his sons were with his cattle in the field; Yaakov kept silent [וְהֶחֱרִשׁ] until their arrival" (Genesis 34:5). Leshon hakodesh has a number of words … Continue reading Vayishlach: Quiet, Deaf Men Planning to Plow! ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

Vayishlach: Sweet Harmony ~ 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 neshamah of my father, Dovid Yitzchak ben Tzvi Moshe, on his yahrtzeit, the thirteenth of Kislev.   Parshas וַיִשְׁלַח Sweet Harmony נֶבֶל: nevel — a musical instrument נְבֵלָה: carcass of a dead animal, disgrace נוֹבְלוֹת: unripe figs נָבָל: a name in Tanach​ וַתֵּצֵא דִינָה בַּת לֵאָה אֲשֶׁר... וַיַּרְא אֹתָהּ שְׁכֶם בֶּן חֲמוֹר... … Continue reading Vayishlach: Sweet Harmony ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Parshas Vayishlach: The Gift of Giving ~ 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 Gift of Giving Ahead of the epic meeting of brothers, Jacob sent his older brother Esau quite a generous tribute, consisting of 550 animals. The Torah uses the word minchah four times when referring to this gift (Gen. 32:14, 32:19-22). The word minchah is one of many Hebrew words which mean “gift” or “present”. … Continue reading Parshas Vayishlach: The Gift of Giving ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

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