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  • proper n. A subdivision of the Hebrew Testament (Tanakh) that is known in English, as "The Writings." It is composed of Songs (Psalms, and Song of Solomon), Proverbs, and 8 other books of the bible that were written near the close of the canon. These scriptures are viewed as less authoritative than the Torah.


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  • The literary community also received her with great enthusiasm, arranging readings of her works, which were published in every possible forum, to the point where her popularity aroused the resentment of the young poets (the Ketuvim [Writings] group, headed by Abraham Shlonsky, 1900 – 1973) and made her a target in their struggle against the older poets (the Moznayim [Scales] group, led by Hayyim Nahman Bialik, of which Elisheva was a member).

    Elisheva Bichovsky.

  • Do come back next month for the June 2009 Biblical Studies Carnival featuring posts from May, scheduled to be held at Ketuvim.

    Biblical Studies Carnival 41

  • “Thus while all the Ketuvim writings are holy, the Song is most holy.”

    Eros and Spirit

  • It consists of three parts, the Torah (the Law), the Nevi'im (Prophets), and the Ketuvim (Writings).

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  • Part of the "reading tradition" the Masoretes preserved was a series of "accents" (te ` amim), which occur throughout the entire Tanakh (Torah, Nevi'im and Ketuvim) in two systems. - Articles related to Hindus in ritual tongue-piercing in east India

  • The works of the prophets are grouped under Nevi'im, and the other writings are known as Ketuvim.

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  • The Tanakh contains the Torah (five books of Moses), the prophets, and the Ketuvim ( "writings").

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  • Next month's carnival (42) will be hosted here at Ketuvim and feature a mostly harmless guide to the bibliobloging in May.

    Ketuvim: the Writings of James R. Getz Jr.

  • The Book of Esther is one of the books of the Ketuvim ( "Writings").

    The American Spectator

  • In the early 1930s she belonged to the Lithuanian poets’ circle, P’tach, with her poems appearing in a periodical of that name as well as in the literary collection Pa’am and, later, in the periodicals Ketuvim and Turim.

    Lea Goldberg.


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