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Tal: The Origin of a Common Hebrew Name Posted by on Apr 20, 2016

I personally know nearly a dozen people that go by the name Tal (טַל), both men and women. It’s a pretty popular name in Israel, though it means “dew”. Yes, yes, the droplets of water that appear on objects in the early morning due to condensation. The Hebrew dictionary defined טַל as: רְסׅיסֵי לַיְלָה, טׅפּוֺת…

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