Hebrew language

Observing Shabbat

Jul 22, 20112 Comments

Shabbat in relation to the weekdays is as sight to hearing. Throughout the week Divine vibrations fill my heart. On Shabbat I see Godliness. In

Seeing Inside

Jul 10, 2011No Comments

In Hebrew, the idiom “to see someone’s face” can mean either to appease him or to fight him. After winning the wrestling bout with Esau’s

Where Are You Headed?

Jun 02, 2011No Comments

In English one may ask “where are you headed?” instead of “where are you going?” The parallel Hebrew idiom is, “where is your face set?”

The Evolution of Where

May 31, 20114 Comments

There are three forms of the question “where?” in Biblical Hebrew. They first appear in the Torah in evolving order, both grammatically and numerically. The first

Dancing Lesson #1: Somersaults

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

Consummate joy extends to the feet which jump up in dance. Hold on to and be held by the Torah. The head can’t go anywhere

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