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Hebrew Fruits Vocabulary Posted by on May 21, 2018

The first step to realize my New Year’s resolution – losing weight – was to drop all the snacks I’ve enjoyed between meals. No more Bamba or Cow Chocolate for me. From now on – only fruits to maintain my sugar level. Fig תְּאֵנָה On a diet, figs are definitely a better option than a…

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Counting of the Omer Posted by on May 7, 2018

In the Book of Leviticus [chapter 23], God announces to Moses the appointed festivals that are to be sacred assemblies. First to be appointed is the Sabbath, second is Passover, and third is Counting of the Omer (סְפׅירַת הָעוֹמֶר). Counting (feminine) = סְפִירָה (se-fi-ra) Counting of the Omer = סְפׅירַת הָעוֹמֶר (se-fi-rat a-o-mer) סְפׅירַת הָעוֹמֶר…

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