In Hebrew, the word for ‘inherit’ is נַחֲלָה / na-kha-la. The word also has another meaning, “a flowing stream” as in Deuteronomy (8:7), “A land of streams of waters.” What is the connection between inheritance and a stream? Just like a stream of water flows, so too the inheritance of a precious legacy flows and passes through one generation to the next. Learn more about Biblical Hebrew with a Hebrew word a day eMail.
Two days ago, Israel celebrated Jerusalem day, marking the reunification of Jerusalem. In 1967, Israeli paratroopers liberated the eastern half of the city, making their way to the Kotel at the base of the Temple Mount. The success of Israeli forces during the Six Day War can only be attributed to the help of God.
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Safi Allman's gorgeous vantage point of a breathtaking view of one of the Holy Land's most politically controversial city. Politics aside, there is no true contest over the rights of this ancient city that just celebrated its day of reunification. Have you guessed it yet? Send me your answer or post it on Facebook.