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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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