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  • The root meaning of erev, the Hebrew word for evening, we learn is mixture, disorder, chaos—just as vision becomes blurry and chaotic at dusk.

    THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD

  • If this were pure fiction, it might sting a little less, but unfortunately it isn't: Zuckerberg, who might be the most eligible Jewish bachelor in the world met his current girlfriend, Chinese-American medical student Priscilla Chan on erev Shabbat at an AEPi party during his sophomore year.

    Danielle Berrin: Mark Zuckerberg Created Facebook to Get Non-Jewish Girls

  • No, wait, that can't be right --- I am very honored to be here tonight of course, but I can hardly claim to be the first woman since the time of the prophets to speak to a Jewish religious assembly on erev Yom Kippur.

    New Words for a New Year—Karla Goldman's Sermon

  • The erev (evening) service on Rosh Hashanah is one of my favorites.

    Anita Diamant: Let Us Begin: Celebrating the Mikveh Water's Power to Renew

  • In further celebration of Mitchieville's third year Anniversary, an event greater in magnitude than that of the Lord Jesus Christ's birthday, I have found another post that I think is worthy to make the list of the bestest postesis erev to grace these pages.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • It's also a regular workday, and I have a lot of work to do this erev shabbas that's going to keep me from periodically checking in for birthday greetings.

    My Birthday

  • When the slaves left Egypt, the Bible (Exodus 12: 37-38) calls them in Hebrew, an "erev rav" which means a mixed multitude.

    Land Of Contradictions

  • Last night on the eve of the new year all Jewish holidays begin at sundown the night before, in the erev, or night, the kids and we sat around the table and wrote on small scraps of paper, inscribing them with things we each identified privately as things we wish to release.

    Ten Things Tuesday: Rosh Hashanah! « The Life and Times of Organic Mama

  • Let us at least do it by being PROPER EXAMPLES of how a frum Jew…ANY TYPE of FRUM JEW should act…especially in an erev shabbos situation….which happens quite regularly for him now.

    The King Without a Crown (or a yellow flag) | Jewschool

  • I think when frum kids who are on the fence, see someone treat erev shabbos like that, they think its ok.

    The King Without a Crown (or a yellow flag) | Jewschool

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  • Lexic.us gives me the definition "the day before."

    June 18, 2014