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What Does “Tokhehah” Mean? Originally published August 31-September 1, 2018

This week’s portion is Parashat Ki Tavo, which includes the Tokhehah (תּוֹכֵחָה), generally known as the verses of rebuke and warning, which will be chanted sotto voce, in subdued voice. Hebrew words are always constructed around a root, usually comprising three letters, with various vowels, prefixes, and suffixes appended.  Some call these lines the verses […]

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