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  • Barack and "baracka" mean the same as the Hebrew word "baruch," as Obama himself noted in his 1995 memoir, "Dreams From My Father," and at recent campaign appearances.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • It was baruch this and baruch that and so on down the page.

    Religion and the Asskiss Factor

  • But this year, unlike in years past, I would rather say baruch ...

    Cognitive Dissonance | Jewschool

  • Why can't kids just before they start to eat say "baruch atah" if they're Hebrew, "blessed be" if they're Protestant, whatever they want to themselves and then eat?

    CNN Transcript Jun 16, 2007

  • Why can't kids just before they start to eat say "baruch atah" if they're Hebrew, "blessed be" if they're Protestant, whatever they want to themselves and then eat?

    CNN Transcript Jun 17, 2007

  • Thank you KRG for keeping this in the news. hazak baruch daniel brenner · February 15th, 2007 at 9:53 pm

    NRCAT states support for Restoring the Constitution Act of 2007 | Jewschool

  • "Perry Farrel" - the former front man of the Alpha Band Jane's Addiction who is also the only person in the history of the world ever to use the phrase "baruch atah adonai" to bless a crack pipe. previous - next

    truckeratlas Diary Entry

  • The best you can hope for is that you end up, like Perry Farrel, humming "baruch atah adonai" in your own private version of the fifth circle of hell: spinning Jewish hymnal music over tribal dance beats to coked out rave kids in Venice Beach, California.

    truckeratlas Diary Entry

  • Tearfully, I changed my flight baruch Hashem student tickets with no penalties and tried to accept that I would not get a little mini-break for the kind of perspective and silly adventure one can get neither in the town in which one was raised nor the spiritual center of the religion one happens to practice.

    greetings from Germany - Danya Ruttenberg

  • Baal Shem Tov, baruch atah, bed-wetting, behavior therapy, see also deed-versus-creed principle

    THE BLESSING OF A SKINNED KNEE

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