Monthly Archives: June 2010

Verbal Patterns In Hebrew

Every Hebrew verb (פועל) is formed by casting a three- or four-consonant root (שורש) into one of seven binyanim (בינינים, meaning buildings or constructions; the singular is binyan. Most roots can be cast into more than one binyan, meaning more … Continue reading

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Shalom Aleikhem

Shalom Aleikhem (שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם)! Shalom aleikhem is a traditional greeting in Hebrew-language. It means “Peace be upon you.”  The appropriate response should be “Aleikhem shalom” (עֲלֵיכֶם  שָׁלוֹם) or “Upon you be peace.” Tweet

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