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Beit: the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet, prounounced "b" (or "v" if without a dagesh), with a numerical value of 2
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Bet may be the second letter of the aleph-bet, but it's also the first letter in the creation of the world--so it contains the whole world inside it. Sounds pretty mystical to me, but somehow Rabbi Infinity makes it simple and practical enough for his lit...
This class explains the mystical meanings of the Hebrew letters including the significance of the letters' names, their phonetic sounds, their graphic design, and even their corresponding numerical values.
The second letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Bet (also pronounced Bais) is the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet Numerical value: 2 Sound: "B" with a dagesh (dot) and "v" without a dagesh Meaning: House Story King Ptolemy II (283-246 bce) wanted a Greek translation of the Torah (the Septuagint). ...
"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 parsha of Ki Tisa contains 139 verses and the mnemonic for is the name ‘Chananel’. Explore the coded message in the mnemonic and its connection to the general themes of the parshah.
Artist’s Statement: Duality in world creation; first letter of the Torah; construction.
By Shoshannah Brombacher
Artist’s Statement: On Shavuot we celebrate the Giving of the Torah, the biggest gift the Jewish people were ever given! The Torah starts with the Hebrew letter “bet” (bereshit), and is called the Tree of Life. This inspired me to make this drawing. I lov...
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