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What’s in a Name?

Parshat Vaera (Exodus 6:2 - 9:35)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/whats_in_a_name_20040123

When Jews come across the biblical name for God -- spelled yod-hay-vav-hay in Hebrew -- custom teaches us to substitute the term Adonai ("my Lord"), for according to Jewish tradition those letters are the unpronounceable name of God.

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