What does Hanukkah mean in Hebrew?

Answer "Hanukkah," also spelled "chanukah," means "dedication" in Hebrew. In Judaism, Hanukkah commemorates the Maccabees' defeat of the Syrians in 165 B.C. and the triumphant Jews' purification and re-de... Read More »

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What does qatar mean in Hebrew?

Qatar (pronounced kaw-tar) means to burn incense or to make sacrifices smoke. Additionally, according to Strong's Hebrew Bible Dictionary, it means "to smoke, i.e. turn into fragrance by fire (espe... Read More »

What does yoked mean in Hebrew?

The word "yoke" in Hebrew involves being in the service of God. A person is guided by something more powerful than him as he follows its directions and laws. Yoke literally means "staff on the shou... Read More »

What does menorah mean in the hebrew language?

In Hebrew, menorah means "lamp." The menorah is modeled after a seven-branch lamp that was lit in the Temple. Today's nine-branch lamp commemorates a miracle wherein a single day's worth of oil fo... Read More »

Hebrew speakers, what does the top line of this page, of this 1828 book say?

The page number there is 14 (yud dalet). There is no page 37 labelled in the first part. In the second part pg 37 is pg137 in the scan. Feel free to search for yourself to see if the test is ther... Read More »