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Sunday, March 19 • 12:00 - 12:45
The Mystical Meaning of the Hebrew Alphabet

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Jewish mystics asserted that Hebrew is different from other languages. Each letter in the Hebrew alphabet has profound spiritual meaning and words are not arbitrary. This presentation examines the uncanny congruence between the Hebrew language and the world around us. We'll explore the meaning of Hebrew letters by analyzing their names, shapes, numerical equivalent and the significance of their first appearance in the Bible. The presentation also includes a fascinating look at startling 'gemmatrias' and Biblical codes.

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Michael Skobac

Rabbi Michael Skobac was educated at Northwestern University and Yeshiva University. He has been involved in informal Jewish education and outreach work since 1975 and worked as a campus professional with Hillel groups in Philadelphia, New York and Toronto. He has specialized in counter-missionary work since 1983. Rabbi Skobac is currently the Senior Counsellor and Director of Education for the Canadian branch of Jews for Judaism. Rabbi Skobac... Read More →

Sunday March 19, 2017 12:00 - 12:45
S3 27th Floor

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