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Aleph: the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, a silent letter, with a numerical value of 1
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Having mastered the building blocks of the alefbet--the vav and the yud--Miri discovers the secret of letter number one: The Alef. It's the secret of making one out of many.
A Point Above, a Point Below
What is an Alef? A point above, a point below, and a line of Torah connecting them.
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Vayikra
The name of this week's portion, Vayikra, means "G-d called out [to Moses]." The letter aleph at the end of the word vayikra is written in miniature size in the Torah. What does the small aleph teach us about how to be both great and humble?
Why is Adam's name spelled with a big Alef and Abraham's with a small one?
Meditate on the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
The Alter Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi,  1747-1812. The first Rebbe, or leader, of the Chassidic movement known alternately as Chabad or Chabad Lubavitch. wanted to teach his son the alef-beis. He called one of his disciples into his study to...
"Beit!" cried the angry little Aleph to G-d. "Beit is a nice little house with a roof and walls to hold out the Infinite Light and a little door on one side to let a trickle in. And You chose that constipated, square-headed letter over me!"
Decoding the hidden messages
The parshah of Vayikra contains 111 verses and the mnemonic for it are the words D’u’el and Tzivah. Explore the coded message in this Masoretic note and its connection to the general themes of the Parshah.
There is a deep connection between the word Vayikra and the underlying message of the book as a whole.
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