Category Archives: Hebrew

More Hebrew Tattoos You Don’t Want!

Since first posting on Hebrew tattoos, I have been innudated with requests for advice for proper spellings, etc. I don’t really mind that much; but I find it quite surprising how many people are thinking of getting Hebrew tattoos. In … Continue reading

Posted in Hebrew, Humour, Tattoos | 19 Comments

Shiloh Nouvel Jolie Pitt: What’s in a Name?

I recognize by internet standards this is old news, but I have to ask what sort of name is “Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt“? Talk about a mouthful — they’re giving the name “Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz” a run for the money! (see Isaiah 8:1). … Continue reading

Posted in Hebrew Names, News, Popular Culture | 6 Comments

Forthcoming Hebrew Language Resources

There are a number of resources for learning Biblical Hebrew about to be published. Whlie I have not had the chance to look at any of these works, the first two books certainly fill a need for students of intermediate … Continue reading

Posted in Hebrew, Reviews & Notices | Comments Off on Forthcoming Hebrew Language Resources

Hebrew Tattoos: Buyers Beware!

Believe it or not, one of the more frequent Google searches by which individuals happen upon my blog is a search for “Hebrew Tattoos.” This search, which appears to happen once every few hundred visits to my site, leads readers … Continue reading

Posted in Hebrew, Popular Culture, Tattoos | 38 Comments

Yehukal Seal Tracing Update

I had some very helpful comments by Robert Deutsch on the tracing of the letters on my Yehukal Seal blog entry. I have updated the image to reflect most of the recommendations, though I have to admit that I cannot … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology, City of David, Hebrew, Inscriptions, News | Comments Off on Yehukal Seal Tracing Update

Yehukal Seal Picture and Discussion (Updated)

Here is a pretty clear picture of the Yehukal bulla that was discovered by Eilat Mazar in her Jerusalem dig: (Thanks to Joseph I. Lauer for the link; the picture was published in the Taipei Times) Here is a tracing … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology, City of David, Hebrew, Inscriptions, News | Comments Off on Yehukal Seal Picture and Discussion (Updated)

Posh Hebrew Tattoos, David! (Beckhams Inscribe their Love)

This was in the news yesterday (here, here, and here, among others), but I was too overcome with emotion to post it until today! Jewish soccer star David Beckham and his “posh” wife, Victoria Beckham, got matching Hebrew tattoos on … Continue reading

Posted in Hebrew, News, Popular Culture, Tattoos | 53 Comments