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There is no such thing as the Jewish language. Does anyone know the origin of this Jewish girl's name? I so love Shabbat.
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I so love Shabbat. Sharona, Sharonit Shayna Shayna means "beautiful" in Yiddish. Thomas , May 2, 3: Shifra Shifra means "improved. Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year. It takes 3 weeks to form new habits.
Anonymous , July 8, 2: Hebrew unisex name meaning "my light. Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Lior, meaning "my light.
I've always been in love with the names Beulah, Hadassah and Shoshana. This has brought the meaning of more beautiful names to my knowledge. My grandmother born in Burma but of Iranian origin was named Khuznah.
I note that one of the few remaining Jews in Burma has named one of his daughters Khaznah. Does anyone know the origin of this Jewish girl's name? Incidentally Ghita happens to be an Indian name as well. Anonymous , March 19, 8: Anonymous , June 10, 8: My name was after my daddy since I was the last of three children my parents had planned on, but they had three girls, no sons.
My daddy was a Jr. His dad was called "Frank" and daddy was called Bill by others, but family and close friends called him Buddy. They wanted a name that was like my dad since I would have probably been a Third if I had been a boy.
Since being a girl, my first name "Billie" for William and second name, "Francine" for Franklin. Since my mothers only sister had an unusual name of "Nelcine", so my second name was a part of her name. So, the "Fran" from Franklin and the "cine" from Nelcine.
I have always gone by my second name. The best translation is that the name was French and meant "free one" or "freedom"???? I never have known for sure. Anyway, I can not find a Hebrew translation. Would it still be whatever the Hebrew word is for "free"?
I have Jewish on my maternal side, but was raised Christian, but have always felt a deep connection to the Jewish people and Israel.
I am married to a Jewish man. I saw a word that inspired me and I fell in love with the feel of it when I read the meaning of it. It is from the Tehillim. The word "zimrach" for song that is from the word "zimyrach" meaning to prune the dead limbs from a tree to bring life back to the tree. There is a part of the Sidur that is read on shabbat, the D'Zimrah.
Since I am a singer and I have always loved the idea of the eitz chaim and have always loved the beauty and strength of trees, as well as music, so I chose to use the name "Zimrah" for my Hebrew one, but never knew if the name was correct.
Should it be "Zimyrah" or just "Zimrah" I have been told both ways. And, is there a Hebrew word for my given name, "Francine"? If you could assist me, I would be so appreciative!
Also, is the name "Hallel a feminine name or is it strictly a masculine name. Anonymous , October 29, 2: T , July 18, 5: Hebrew names, just so you know, do not have to "match" with English ones - they don't have to sound the same or mean the same thing. The Hebrew word for "freedom" or "liberty" is "chofesh" - to the best of my knowledge, there is no name, male or female, that stems from that word. You will find debate among various communities about "Jewish names" - does the fact that a name is in Hebrew or Yiddish make it Jewish?
There are traditional names - those that are Biblical in origin, or have been used for millenia dating before a certain time period again, you will find different opinions as to where Yiddish names fit in to all of this; many Yiddish names are translations from Hebrew ones that were used in the common vernacular in the European communities, like Masha-Miriam, or Pesya-Basya, etc. It's actually funny, because I remember discussing the possibility of naming a girl Zimra with someone.
It's a beautiful choice. The name Hallel is a more modern one Ironically, I know one person named Hallel, and he is not a girl! Hello,my name is Celia ,I go by Cely , I was named after my grandmother who came from Syria ,her name was Selja I wish to know if I have a Jewish name ,because now that my daughter BH is expecting a baby,if it's a girl it should de named after me.
After reading your wonderful articles I really want to know. Thank you very much. Rachel , December 13, 9: Your Jewish name is whatever your parents named you at a Torah reading in synagogue.
If you weren't named, then speak to a rabbi about it and you can pick your own Jewish name: My mother is having twins and I do not know any names. Bubby wants the babies to have diffrent names from everybodyelse! Sheva , July 22, 5: Anonymous , July 18, 5: Rav Gifter's daughter, Rebbitzen Eisenberg, is named Shlomis.
She told me she was named after WWII, in commemoration of the war's end. There are several other daughters of gedolim with that name.
Basya , September 13, 9: OK, I am commenting a few years later; I don't know if you'll see this So Fruma might be pronounced "Freema". For example, when making a blessing, someone with this accent would say "bureech" instead of "boruch" I am only guessing though Rav Chaim Kanievsky does not feel that woman should be named "shlomit" after extensive research and many questions to gedolim someone I personally know changed their name to "Shulamit".
Elisheva , January 11, 5: I have always thought my Hebrew name was Judith. I don't see it on the list. Is there another way of saying it?
Tori , April 12, 5: The name Judith is listed as "Yehudit". It also says Judith in brackets after the entry. Anonymous , September 27, 3: My mother's name is Occie-many in her family spelled Ossie. My grandmother said that it was a different spelling of a word meaning peaceful. I cannot find this name or word; can you help me? My given name is Chasha Chana, I know that I was named for two relatives with these names. Luba , February 20, 7: I enjoyed this article.
I was born with a Yiddish name, Mindle Fraid. Fraid is not Fraida my mother did not like the a at the end it means joy. I do not know what Mindle means. How do you find out the meaning, and where do you find a pusik for Fraid?
Kelley , January 10, 9: My daughter's first and middle names are Aleah, pronounced like Aliyah Anonymous , October 27, 5: Thank you for a very interesting article and a long list of names. After conversion I planned on changing it and I know that I have the name that I want. I just pray to G-d that I can remember all the things that I must know. I believe that I will because I have never been so engaged in learning like this before.
Thank you so very much for my growing knowledge base. I found it fascinating that they are the same root, as most people only know it to mean "joy". I believe Tybel is a dove.
Feigeh is the word for "bird". This is a fabulous site. I would love to know the origin and meaning of my own name. Mark DeAngelis , March 7, Do you mean Faigel, from the yiddish feigel, meaning bird? Sometimes people will say Faigella meaning little bird --I think. I have been told that my name is yiddish and that it means little bird.
My grandmother was when she remembered it and she was always the one who was sharp as a tack till the day she passed. She thought it was spelled Tybel leeba the closest I could come to was Toiba Leeba.
My daughter's first and middle names are Aleah, pronounced like Aliyah, and Peri, for the Hebrew word meaning fruit.
I have not found a good meaning or origin for this name. BTW my Yiddish Hebrew name was complately left out. My name "Dvirah" is derived from "Dvir" - the outer chamber of the Holy of Holies where the Cohen Gadol prepared himself before entering the inner chamber once a year on Yom Kippur. To my knowledge there are only 3 people in the world who carry this name today I may of course be wrong.
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As with any other religious group there is a high level of variation between individuals within that group. These points should only be seen as tendencies to look out for and warnings of what to be prepared for, not as certainties. Associating with non-Muslim men or being seen to encourage the prospect is a much riskier proposition for a Muslim girl. Consequently, Muslim girls will give more subdued signals and will wait for greater certainty before clearly demonstrating interest.
If a girl with a headscarf shows the slightest sign of interest then she is very interested. If she allows herself to be isolated or consents to any kind of public display then sex is a virtual certainty. Remember that to her what others see and think is everything so privacy, secrecy and subtlety are gold.
Sex roles are distinct both in the sense of being clearly different and being defined in a distinctive way. A Muslim girl will be extremely loyal as long as she believes the road to a permanent relationship is open.
Showing strength and alpha characteristics is still vital, but at least a nod to beta provider game is indispensable in this demographic. There is no easy way around this one. Expect deadly serious physical threats from her and from those close to her if they know or suspect the situation.
In my experience these threats are always just hot air. On the other hand, everyone has heard about situations where they turned out to be all too serious. Threats by themselves do not indicate any personal ill will. Just think of them as negotiating tactics. As with all threats it is critical to maintain a steady, untroubled manner.
Make a clear decision to dismiss the threat, back down fully or leave then own that choice fully. Visible fear or vacillation is like waving a red rag at a bull. Choose as safe a medium and environment for such conversations as possible. Acknowledging understanding and requesting time to think, decide or learn can be a useful tactic for escaping a situation that seems imminently dicey.
Muslim girls will feel shame at the thought of others knowing about her forbidden love, but not personal guilt. Consequently her focus will not be on reluctance to do but on reluctance to be seen to do.
She will probably attempt to hide any contacts from her family and peers. There is Hebrew and there is Yiddish. Do not get caught making this rookie mistake. Jews read from the Torah not the Bible. The Torah only contains the writings of the Old Testament and it is in Hebrew. It does not matter if it is his favorite team. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share. Share On vk Share On vk Share. Share On lineapp Share On lineapp. Share On twitter Share On twitter Share. Share On email Share On email Email.
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Keren Keren means "ray [of sunlight]. If a girl with a headscarf shows the slightest sign of interest then she is very interested.
Yael Yael means "to ascend" and "mountain goat. My daughter's first and middle names are Aleah, pronounced like Aliyah, and Peri, for the Hebrew word meaning fruit. Tools Directory of Tools:.
The minor kind will not change the practice of sex much, but does seem to make losing virginity a more painful and bloody experience. Visible fear or vacillation is like waving a red rag at a bull. If a girl with a headscarf shows the slightest sign of interest then she is very interested. I never expected to find such a great list of female Jewish names. Dating the Jewish way I needed this at the beginng of my life. Thank you so very much for my growing knowledge base.