Featured Hebrew Word: Chanuke

Chanuke translates as “dedicate” in English, therefore Chanukah is the Festival of Dedication. One might wonder what is being dedicated? Though this holiday is not a biblical feast like Passover,

Israel – ישראל  – Yiśrāʾēl – Triumphant with God, who prevails with God.

Israel  /  ישראל  – Yiśrāʾēl meaning – Triumphant with God, who prevails with God. In our first issue of Kaleidoscope we featured the Hebrew word for Genesis—Bereshith—a fitting introduction to