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  • noun Alternative form of aleph.


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  • "ayin," instead of "alef" - is actually a great play on words for phyllo dough (that you'd use for puff pastries, usually meat or vegetable-filled).

    The Blog Herald

  • Details of the ruling were not made public, but the conservative news website reported that Baqaei has been convicted of "numerous violations."

    Iran claims 30 arrests in alleged U.S. spy ring

  • Another midrash argues that the expression “the mother [em, written with an alef] of all living” is to be written differently, with the letter ayin (im — “with”), and that it alludes to the rights of the married woman.

    Eve: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • Of her gently humorous “Lider fun Khelem” (Chelm poems) and “Lider fun alef-beys” (Poems of the alphabet), some appeared in the periodicals Inzl, Os and Haynt.

    Miryam Ulinover.

  • Berlin: 1922; Der nayer alef-beys (The New Alphabet).

    Helene Khatskels.

  • James - you have raised a subject that has occupied the human since alef declined to the the first letter of the Bible.

    Tell God No

  • For a brief introduction and a glossary of Hebrew and Aramaic words, see the first installment. yod alef

    Evan Eisenberg: Mary Christ (Part 2)

  • I'm no friend of Herod, but give credit where credit is due, he stood up to that Nabataean bitch ... kaf alef

    Evan Eisenberg: Mary Christ (Part 3)

  • Also, there are some old jewish needlework books out there that might have a lace alef-bet.

    A question for my Jewish friends.

  • It was Mullah Faizullah who had held her hand, guided the pencil in it along the rise of each alef, the curve of each beh, the three dots of each seh.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns


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