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Elul Acronyms

Letters and numbers of the festivals

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Elul Acronyms: Letters and numbers of the festivals

The name of the Hebrew month Elul is spelled alef-lamed-vav-lamed. This corresponds to five different scriptural acronyms that represent five areas of special emphasis in Elul: 1) Torah study, 2) prayer, 3) acts of kindness, 4) repentance and 5) redemption.
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