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Q&A Why is Pesach in the singular?

Simply put, why is Pesach in the singular while Shavu'ot and Sukkot are in the plural? Shavu'ot makes sense to me because the day celebrates the culmination of weekS. But I only made 1 Sukkah so w...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by rosends‭  ·  last activity 2mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A On Pharaoh's not knowing יקוק

Jacob and his sons, when speaking to Egyptians, consistently refer to God as ‏(ה)אלקים, "the god", and not by his name, יקוק, that distinguishes him from other supposed gods, or other names of his....

0 answers  ·  posted 12mo ago by msh210‭

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Q&A Disposing of a Christian bible written in Hebrew?

While sorting through boxes of books in the attic, I came across a Christian bible written in Hebrew. (Some family member was apparently given it by a missionary when living in Israel and didn't d...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Not referring to children by nicknames

I have heard there are some who refrain from referring to their children by nicknames. This was a very long time ago, and I cannot recall the reason nor the source. What could be the reason for th...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by ploni‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ploni‭

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Q&A Does "החג" include שמיני עצרת?

I commonly see "החג" (or "חג"), literally "the holiday", explained as referring to the holiday of Sukos. I wonder whether it's correct or whether, as I suspect, it refers to the combined celebrati...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 2y ago by msh210‭

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Q&A How is God's name pronounced when there is a prefix?

The 4 letter name for Hashem is replaced with the word a/d-/nai (3 syllables). But my siddur doesn't put vowels under each instance, so I'm not sure how to say the word when it is preceded b a pref...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by rosends‭  ·  edited 2y ago by DonielF‭

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Q&A May one name a secular object using a Divine Name?

Once upon a time, I was on a trip up in north Georgia and stumbled across this gem: a security service branding itself as "Adonai Security, LLC." The tagline proceeds to make a pun in the same vei...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Alaychem‭

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Q&A Sources for the meaning of David's name

I have often wondered about the meaning of David's name. I believe Da'at Mikra write that it may be a short form of Dodvahu (דודוהו), which also appears somewhere in Tanach and means Dod (friend) o...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Harel13‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Harel13‭

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Q&A Why does Nun have an Aramaic name?

Nun, the father of Yehoshua, is apparently named after a word for fish in Aramaic (for example, Beresheet Rabbah 97:3; Divrei Emet, Matot). His father Elishama (according to Divrei Hayamim 1:7:26-2...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Harel13‭

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