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Resh: the twentieth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, prounounced "r," with a numerical value of 200
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Only a nobody can be anybody. That's what makes the poor letter Resh so beautiful. It all goes back to that Kabbalistic principle: The lower you fall, the higher you are.
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 twentieth letter of the Hebrew alphabet
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