I know that every Hebrew year has one or more acronym for it. What acronyms do we use for the year ה׳תש״ע? Google is not helping me.

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    Could you be clearer, please? What do you mean by an acronym for a year? – Charles Koppelman Sep 16 '13 at 2:40
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    Also, are you asking about 5770, or did you mean 5774? – Fred Sep 16 '13 at 2:42
  • For instance תשע״ב i know stands for: תהא שנת עליה ברוכניות (spelling may be off) which roughly translated means "this is a year of upwards in godliness. – Menachem Roetter Sep 16 '13 at 2:52
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    @CharlesKoppelman A common phenomenon, particularly among Lubavitch, is to link a year to a portentive acronym. I read that the Rebbe began this trend in 5742 with תהא שנת ביאת משיח. – Fred Sep 16 '13 at 3:06
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    If your interest is book publishing, you may not be looking for an acronym from the year. Popular practice when publishing books was to take a phrase or verse whose numerical value was the same as the year and present that as the year. Some fudging was allowed and usually the relevant letters were in bold. See an example here: hebrewbooks.org/19100 – Menachem Sep 16 '13 at 5:24

תהא שנת עוז, עליון, עליה, ענוה, עלצון

  • Thanx! Can u transelate them please? – Menachem Roetter Sep 16 '13 at 16:42
  • Atzlus......... – Shmuel Brin Sep 16 '13 at 16:43
  • Atzlus is laziness – Meir Zirkind Sep 16 '13 at 17:09
  • @MeirZirkind I know :) – Shmuel Brin Sep 16 '13 at 22:11

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