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What is a Hebrew name?

A. The giving of a name should be looked upon as a great responsibility that involves serious consideration by the parents. In many places in Kabbalah and...

Question: Why is it so important to be called by a Hebrew name?

Answer: On a Kabbalistic level, your Hebrew name denotes the configuration of your soul’s energy, reflecting in its meaning the particular powers...

Why is the Hebrew name "Yissaschar" pronounced Yissachar?

There are a number of explanations. Here are two:1. Yissachar in general represents the study of Torah. Many of the members of the Sanhedrin, the Jewish...