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There is a claim made here  http://books.google.com/books?id=mIqrXP1QRwgC&pg=PA369&lpg=PA369&dq=babylonian+rachmana&source=bl&ots=Yu0uJuK4qK&sig=nOJFjCzDrrz8mE8m_5CvWYRMsMo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=g2RiVOOSA-nksAScqoLoAw&ved=0CCwQ6AEwBg In the Babylonian Talmud, as I have elsewhere pointed out", one of the most frequent ...


Mishna Berura 167:51 says that the word רחמנא in Hashems name in Lashon Bavli. I would imagine that since the Talmud Bavli was not written in Hebrew they used the name of Hashem which was popular in the then current day vernacular.


Excerpt from Beth Hagenizah: What is the proper way to perform genizah? Worn out sifrei torah should be placed in earthenware vessels and then buried (Megillah 26b). Placing them inside these vessels forestalls the decomposition of the sifrei torah for a long time. Indeed it is a tragedy that Hashem’s name becomes obliterated, even in an ...

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