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Yud: the tenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, prounounced "y," with a numerical value of 10
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Aleph (11)
Beit (5)
Gimmel (11)
Daled (9)
Hey (10)
Vav (9)
Zayin (6)
Chet (8)
Tet (6)
Yud (15)
Kaf (6)
Lamed (10)
Mem (8)
Nun (7)
Samach (3)
Ayin (4)
Pey (8)
Tzadik (4)
Kuf (7)
Resh (6)
Shin (4)
Taf (3)
Everything starts with a point. So when Rabbi Infinity teaches the Hebrew alphabet, he starts with the letter Yud, which is a little bit stretching the point.
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.
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Demonstrating intellectual clarity and rock-solid certitude in the righteousness of G-d’s judgement, King David shows us how to faithfully accept Hashem’s mysterious ways even when we’re being afflicted—experiencing emotional anguish and/or physical suffe...
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