Hebrew Alphabet flashcards. Aleph-Bet Video. Learn Biblical Hebrew - lesson 1 - Hebrew AlefBet. Learn Hebrew Phrases with Audio. Learn Hebrew with Pictures and Audio ( English - Hebrew Dictionary ) Hebrew Word Study. Hebrew for Christians - Learn Hebrew for FREE! Hebrew Streams: Ancient Hebrew Elements in the New Testament. Biblical Hebrew self-study/tutored courses, audio, books, tapes, MP3, software, lexicons, grammars, resources. Hebrew Glossary. Then name Ashkenaz (Bereishit 10:3) has since the 10th century been identified with Germany.
As the German and French Jews of the medieval period formed a uniform group in culture and religious customs, they were all referred to as Ashkenazim in contradistinction to the Sefardim or Spanish- Portuguese Jews. Ashkenazim are the people who use Nusach Ashkenaz, the prayer arrangement adopted by the medieval Franco-German Jews, including certain variations described as belonging to the Polish custom (Minhag Polin).
In the 18th century, the Chasidic movement adopted the Sefardic arrangement of prayers; hence, the Chasidim have been called Sefardim on many occasions. The Ashkenazim in Eastern Europe developed an intense religious life, disseminating Talmudic scholarship among the people to a degree never before surpassed in Jewish history. Hebrew - English Bible. According to the Masoretic Text and the JPS 1917 Edition © 2005 all rights reserved to Mechon Mamre for this HTML version If you do not know any Hebrew, try our Hebrew Bible in English; if you know Hebrew well, you may prefer one of our four all Hebrew Bibles.
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