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Yisro: Myself and I ~ 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

Myself and I The Ten Commandments famously open with the words, “I am Hashem your G-d who took you out of Egypt…” (Ex. 20:2). In this context, the Hebrew word for “I” is anochi. But try using the word anochi to mean yourself in Modern Hebrew, and you will encounter chuckles and guffaws. The word … Continue reading Yisro: Myself and I ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Yitro: Excruciating Elation ~ 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

Exodus 18:9 - Jethro rejoiced about all the good that the Lord had done for Israel; Rashi: Jethro rejoiced; this is its simple meaning. The Aggadic Midrash, however, [explains that] his flesh became prickly (חִדּוּדִּין חִדּוּדִין) [because] he was upset about the destruction of the Egyptians.   Many commentators have asked on this homiletic interpretation; … Continue reading Yitro: Excruciating Elation ~ Yehoshua Steinberg

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