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It refers to עתיק יומין (which is the highest partzuf) as in the songs sung on shabbos אתקינו סעודתא. There too we find עתיק יומין being referred to as עתיקה קדישא (the ancient holy one).


All Halochos of Holy names (Yesodey Hatora 6.1) apply exclusively to physical writing on any physical media, such as writing in ink on a paper, chiseling in stone or carving in wood. This does not apply to cases where the name is made of pixels and combined into letters by our brain, like reading off the screen or making letters with Lego bricks or printed ...


The שו''ת הרא''ש (precise reference) says, it doesn't need geniza.


Sefaria's a bit glitchy today. I attempted this Sefaria search, but it's pulling any passuk which contains any form of the root אלה, rather than specifically the Name יקוק אלקים as "exact search" should do. So I used my browser's search-on-page feature to filter just the results containing the requested Name. Excluding all results from Bereishis chapters 2 ...


At lease according to some rishonim, any language other than Ancient Hebrew is not truly a language but rather an agreed upon method of communication (see the Ran in his commentary in the beginning of Masecta Nedarim, as well as the Raavad on the Rambam's hilchot kriyat shema 2, 10). According to the aforementioned opinion, using English letters (or any ...


I've always been used to hearing people say in Hallel: "Milifnei Adon chuli aretz, milifnei Eloha Yaakov" (Psalms 114,7) (מלפני אדון חולי ארץ מלפני אלוה יעקב). (Of course this name of HaShem also appears in other parts of Prayer and Scriptures.) But it turns out that in Dikduk in Lashon Hakodesh, there is a rule of Patach Genuvah, which makes it that the "...

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