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Why would G‑d have any name - let alone so many? When can and can't I use the names?
On the use of the word “Hashem”
Throughout the Bible, the L‑rd is instructing the people to “call His name.” Why don’t the Jewish people obey Him and “call and praise His name” instead of beating around the bush?
No matter how many times I write "G-d", the spell-check on the computer has no idea what I mean...
shem In Judaism, mentioning the name of G‑d is a big deal—as evidenced by the fact that the third of the Ten Commandments is "You shall not take the name of the L-rd, your G‑d, in vain." (Click here for more on G‑d's names.) It is permitted to pronounce a...
Like many Jewish publishers, we are particular to not spell out the name of our Creator, even in English. Here’s why.
Shalom means peace, and is rooted in the word (shaleim), which means completion. Without peace, there can be no completion.
Question: I’ve recently stumbled upon a Q&A on your site that explains the reason why many Orthodox Jews write “G‑d” (with a hyphen), as opposed to “God.” I was wondering, does this rule apply across the board—whether writing by hand or typing on a co...
Question: Why is it Chabad custom to leave space between the third and fourth tefillin "wrap" around the arm? Answer: The first three coils correspond to the three letters of the divine name ש-ד-י (Shaddai). The latter four coils correspond to the four le...
Why does a One G‑d need more than one name?
My grandfather always gave beggars a coin, and taught me that it is better to give before you are asked. I am now realizing that many of his sayings were actually based on Jewish wisdom, and am researching the sources. Is there something about giving with...
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