Hebrew Word of the Week
Based on the Weekly Torah Portion
The Hebrew word of the week is vaiyakhel ("and he assembled"), taken from the weekly Torah portion called Vaiyakhel. This word appears in as the first word of the parashah:
The root kahal means to assemble or gather and is found in other words in the Tanakh:
Other words in parashat Vaiyakhel that merit study and attention include:
"I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee." - Psalm 22:22
"I hate the assembly of evildoers, and I will not sit with wicked ones." - Psalm 26:5
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