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...
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February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pmThese 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...
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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...