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Jumping Jacobs – More deep Hebrew insights from Dune

Working on doing research for the post ‘Buried in the Sand – Hebrew as a Language of Desert People’ made me realize I had some huge misconceptions about two of the main pillar terms in the world of Dune and its mythology, and about the word ‘jump’ in Hebrew. One of the terms – Kwisatz …

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Buried in the Sand – Hebrew as a language of desert people (Dune afterthoughts)

I have watched Dune – Part 1 twice already. The first time was on a regular screen and second time on IMAX. I may have inadvertently given a really good scare to the people sitting next to me in the cinema the second time. A boy and his mother were talking nonstop, so about halfway …

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Superman’s Dad’s name is also very symbolic

While writing the previous post about the letter Alef, the word אֵל (El – god) and how they both relate to Superman’s name, I noticed another very symbolic meaning in both of Superman’s fathers’ names. I didn’t want to digress and make a very long post even longer, so I decided it was best to …

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The powerful story behind the Hebrew letter Alef

I have been thinking a lot about what the topic of the first post should be. Language? Culture? Maybe a personal story or a funny anecdote? Then it hit me – since it’s the first post I should write about the first letter in the Hebrew alphabet. It signifies beginnings and therefore it is the …

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