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daven

דאוונען

daven- A Yiddish term meaning "to pray" almost exclusively in reference to specific prayers (Shacharit, Minchah, Maariv) offered at specific times throughout the day: morning, afternoon, and evening.  Pronounced DAH ven.

 

deuterocanonical

deuterocanonical- of, relating to, or constituting the books of Scripture contained in the Septuagint but not in the Hebrew canon

[Merriam-Webster online: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deuterocanonical]

 

Torah Portion

כּי תבוא (Ki Tavo)

 

 

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Yom Shabbat, 21 Elul, 5779

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