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"Adamah": Adama is a motion picture produced in Palestine shortly before the establishment of Israel. It was directed by Hkielmar Lers and filmed during 1947-1948. The plot of the film focuses on the life of a Jewish boy, who was a Holocaust survivor, trying to rehabilitate himself from the traumas he experienced by working on the land and establishing social relationships while living in the youth village Ben Shemen. The initiator of the film was Dr. Siegfried Lehman the founder of Ben Shemen. He was motivated by a desire to show the world the educational system used in the village and he also had hopes of using the film as a tool for fundraising. The actors in the film were actual pupils in the village and the educational staff also participated in the production.


"Adamah" is a book by Jeremy Hooker.


Adamah is a word, translatable as ground or earth, which occurs in the Biblical account of Creation of the Book of Genesis. The etymological link between the word adamah and the word adam is used to reinforce the teleological link between humankind and the ground, emphasising both the way in which man was created to cultivate the world, and how he originated from the "dust of the ground". Because man is both made from the adamah and inhabits it, his duty to realise his own potential is linked to a corresponding duty to the earth. In Eden, the adamah has primarily positive connotations, although Adam's close relationship with the adamah has been interpreted as likening him to the serpent, which crawls upon the ground, thus emphasising his animal nature.

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Google previewThe popular Encyclopedia (1897)

A general dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, biography, and history by Charles ANNANDALE

Adamah is a generic name ...

Google previewVine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (1996)

With Topical Index by W. E. Vine, Merrill Unger

LAND 'adamah (127), “ground; land; earth.” This noun also occurs in Arabic. Hebrew occurrences number about 224 and cover every period of biblical Hebrew. Initially this noun represents arable “ground” (probably red in color). As such it ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism (2016)

Second Edition by Geoffrey W. Dennis

According to the Sages, there are actually seven dimensions of the material world: Eretz, Adamah, Arka, Harabah, Yabbashah, Tevel, and Heled. An alternate list gives Neshiyya and Tziyya in place of Harabah and Yabbashah ( Lev. R. 29:11 ...

Google previewHolman Concise Bible Dictionary (2011)

by Holman Bible Staff

ADAMAH 10 undesirable. In 1Tim. 2:11-15, women are urged to be silent and subjected to man because Adam was created before Eve and because Eve was deceived into sinning. Paul twice used the contrast of Christ with Adam to clarify the ...

Google previewHastings' Dictionary of the Bible (2015)

by Hastings, James

ADAMAH.—A fortifiedcity of Naphtali (Jos. 19:36); identified by Conder with 'Admah onthe plateau northof Bethshean; placedby the Palestineexplorers at ed-Damieh, 5 miles S.W. of Tiberias. See Adami-nekeb Adamant ADAMANT is ...

Google previewA Handy Dictionary of the ... Bible: ... newly revised and edited by J. G. Wrench (1870)

Adam, Adamah, Adami, a city pertaining to the tribe of Naphtali. It was situated near the south end of the sea of Tiberias: just by it the waters of Jordan stood as an heap, till the Hebrews passed over, Josh. iii. :6, and xix. 33, 36. Perhaps Adami ...

Google previewGodwin's Cabalistic Encyclopedia (1994)

A Complete Guide to Cabalistic Magick by David Godwin

Adamah ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biblical Literature (1862)

by Kitto, John

Adamah. Ad ́amah [ADMAH]. Adamant. The word thus rendered is, in Hebrew, Shamir. It occurs in Jer. 17:1; Eze.

Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

26:2, adamah;Gen. 2:56, both).

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