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These rebel women had Polish, Hebrew, and Yiddish names, as well as nicknames.

From Time

That’s because the wide-eyed man with a gentle grin that refuses to leave his face had decided to “make an aliyah” — the Hebrew word for “elevation” or “going up” — by moving his family to Israel four years ago on the basis of their Jewish origin.

From Ozy

Her husband David, 70, is executive director of Kavod v’Nichum, Hebrew for honor and comfort, a national organization that promotes traditional Jewish funeral practices.

Presented in Hebrew with English subtitles, Losing Alice comes to Apple’s streaming service from Israel—and is thus the kind of title that, as recently as a decade ago, struggled to find a home on stateside television.

From Time

That’s why Every Life Is On Fire daringly brings ideas from the Hebrew Scriptures and uses them to unpack the science.

So why did the God of the Hebrew people choose such a scandalous setting for becoming human?

They were conducted entirely in Hebrew, a language the U.S. native does not speak, although he was provided a translator.

The name Easter may, or may not, be derived from the Sumerian goddess Inanna, or Ishtar—the source of the Hebrew name Esther.

Then just 8-years-old he saw writing on a deli Billboard that was in Hebrew.

But he insist his character, Petel (Hebrew for raspberry) has a universal appeal.

He was converted and baptized, and was the first Hebrew instructor at Harvard college.

The verb (—) in the Hebrew, when connected with the name of God in different other passages, has the same import.

The Greek word has become blended with the Hebrew phrase, and the compound used as a formula of execration.

In the Hebrew the Beautiful place is expressed by the word Sapir, which some take for the proper name of a city.

We owe it neither to the Syriac tongue nor to the Hebrew, a jargon of the Syriac, in which adultery is called niuph.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Hebrew, such as: hasidic, judaistic, and semitic.

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