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Ayin: the sixteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, with a numerical value of 70
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Kabbalistically speaking, the world is wired. Just like your brain has your entire body wired, checking up on activity in every limb, so the universe has nodes of cosmic awareness planted everywhere. They're known as Ayins.
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 sixteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Ayin is the sixteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet Numerical value: 70 Sound: silent Meaning: 1. Eyes 2. salvation Story Rabbi Elazar ben Azaryah was asked to become the Nasi (head) of a prestigious Torah Academy. After discussing the opportunity with hi...
Studying Tehillim: Chapter 119 (verses of Ayin)
A fascinating overview of meanings encoded in the letter Ayin (especially as it follows Samach) and King David’s repetitive requests, segue into an insightful presentation about the particulars of this verse emphasizing Judaism’s uniquely time-honored vir...
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Va'etchanan
In the verse “Hear O Israel, the Lord our G-d, the Lord is One,” (Deuteronomy 6:4) the letter Ayin in the word Shema (Hear) and the letter Daled in the word Echad (One) are both unusually large. Ayin and Dalet spell Ayd (witness) to teach us that when we ...
Question: Why are the final letters of the first and last words of the Shema larger than all the others in the Torah scroll? Answer: One of the many explanations is that we enlarge those letters to ensure that they are read properly. If the word shema, שמ...
Although you cannot tell from the translations, if you look at a Torah scroll, certain letters are written larger or smaller than the rest of the letters. These letters have been carefully copied by scribes in a chain of tradition Mishneh Torah, Hilchot S...
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