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Jewish Meditation

The Three Faculties of Jewish Meditation behind the Understanding of Torah In Hebrew, Jewish Meditation is called hitbonenut or hisbonenus. Usually, these are most clearly explained in the Hasidic and Kabbalistic texts. Hebrew pertains to one of the many dialects under the languages of Canaanite. It flourished as the Israel’s spoken language between tenth century BCE and third or fourth CE (the Byzantine Period) upon the extinction of several Canaanite dialects. The term hisbonenus is derived from Binah, a Hebrew word which means understanding. This understanding is […]

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Benefits of Learning Hebrew

The main benefit of learning a second language is that of being able to communicate with others in their native language. Hebrew is considered to be one of the most difficult languages to learn and requires a lot of study but once mastered, even if only at a basic level it can be very rewarding. Hebrew is not just an ancient language, often studied by those wanting to be able to read old historic documents and learn more about cultural heritage, it is also a modern language […]

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Why Learn Hebrew

Hebrew is the language of the Bible and often deemed as sacred but this is not the only reason why people choose to learn this ancient language. For many it is the historic heritage and cultural aspects of the nomadic Hebrews that inspires one to learn this relatively difficult language. The more modern form of the Hebrew language is the one that we may see in the media and actively spoken in today’s age. But ancient Hebrew is what the scripts and of course the Bible is […]

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