Today's verse describes how Abraham hastened to prepare food for the three visitors that arrived at his home. The word cattle, 'ba-kar', בקר, has the same letters as the word for grave, 'kever', קבר. From this play on words, the sages learn that Abraham realized that the site he had reached also housed the graves of Adam and Eve, and therefore, when he would need a burial place in the future, this site was what he should purchase. Want to learn more linguistic secrets hidden in God's Holy Bible? The experts at the Israel Institute of Biblical Studies have tapped into new and exciting ways to teach God's Biblical language to eager students all over the world in such a way that you will find yourself filled with joy as they encourage you to discover the Hebrew expert within!
As a player and major shareholder of the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem, Stoudemire has made the Holy Land his permanent residence for the time being and is studying Hebrew to truly acclimate to his surroundings.
From learning the very letters that make up the Hebrew alphabet, to reading the entire Bible independently, The Israel Institute of Biblical Studies will guide you along the path towards unearthing new meanings and deep insights.
This pendant is a replica of a medallion found at the Ophel excavations in the old city. The original medallion dates back 1400 years, hailing from the dramatic Byzantine period. The medallion is embossed with the Menorah used in the Temple, an iconic image that pervaded Jewish objects.
In today's photo by Rebecca Kowalsky, a young child delightedly reaches for a ripe bunch of grapes in one of Israel's vineyards. Did you know? The Hebrew word for grape is "anav". Now you can learn more Hebrew words with the Israel Institute of Biblical Studies.