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  • 18 essential Hebrew words and phrases

    By Dikla Kadosh

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    In honor of Israel's 60th Birthday, we thought you should learn a few key words and phrases in Hebrew that will bring you closer to Israel's people and culture. This vocabulary will be useful on your next trip to Israel-- or on your next trip to Ventura Boulevard. Delight your...

  • A few Persian phrases that could come in handy, enshallah

    By Sara Shereen Bakhshian

    February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    These are expressions that might be used in conversation with Persian Jews:

    Salaam -- Hello

    Khodahafes -- Goodbye

    Kaheshmekonam -- Please

    Befarmeyeet -- Welcome (as a greeting)

    Haleh shoma chetoreh? -- How are you?

    Moteshakeram (alt. Merci) -- Thank you

    Khoshal shodam -- Happy...

  • Torah by Numbers

    By David Finnigan

    August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Long before "The Da Vinci Code" dominated bestseller lists, a cluster of Jewish mathematicians were promoting "The Bible Codes," the deeply mathematical interpretations of the five books of Moses which may, vaguely, predict some future events.

    And yes conspiracy theorists, the...

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