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Vaad

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Vaad is a Hebrew term for a council of rabbis. It is a diasporic phenomenon, having no precedent in Talmudic times. A Vaad has different responsibilities from a beth din.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Israel (2016)

by Bernard Reich, David H. Goldberg

VAAD LEUMI (NATIONAL COUNCIL). Under the terms of the British Mandate ( see BRITISH MANDATE FOR PALESTINE), Jewish and Arab quasi governments were established in Palestine in the 1920s. As early as 1920, the Yishuv elected ...

Google previewFuldstændigt dansk og engelsk haand-lexicon (1807)

by Christian Friderick Bay

Vaad, wet , moift, humid.

Google previewThe New Jewish Encyclopedia (1976)

by David Bridger, Samuel Wolk

VAAD HA-LASHON HA-IVRIT Hebrew name of the academy of the Hebrew language, organized in Jerusalem in 1890 by...

The Vaad Ha-Lashon has published many bulletins, books, periodicals and dictionaries dealing with questions of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1865)

by Hensleigh Wedgwood

vaad, Lat. udus, wet. It is difficult to suppose that these forms are not from the same root with wade, to splash ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Jews (2010)

by Alan Unterman

v – VaaD Ha-lasHon Ha-iVrit. See ACADEMY OF THE HEBREW LANGUAGE ( HEBREW VAAD HA-LASHON HA-IVRIT). VicHy france. See PALMACH. Victoria, Queen. See DISRAELI, BENJAMIN (1804–81); MONTEFIORE, SIR MOSES ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Jewish Names and Their History (1996)

by Benzion C. Kaganoff

This new interest resulted in the establishment of a Commission for Hebrew Nomenclature (Vaad Shemon Ivri), originally a part of the Jewish Agency and now a division of Israel's Ministry of the Interior, and in the compilation of a multivolume ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Dictionary of Anglo-Jewish History (2011)

by W. Rubinstein, Michael A. Jolles

Vaad Harabbonim = rabbinical council. Yahrzeit =the anniversaryof a death. Yeshivah = a seminary for advanced study of Jewish holy texts. Yishuv =the Jewish community inMandate Palestine (1921–48). Yod =the pointerusedwhen reading ...

Google previewFuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand-lexicon (1824)

udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay

vaad) wet all over. (– igiennem) thoroughly, thorough and thorough. (– vel) veny or full well. [Whole. Ganske, (det) the Total, the Gante, a Fool, a filly Fellow. Gamte, (firere) to #dieule, banter, make a Fool of. Garant, a Guarantee, Surety.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

vaad; Icel. vátr; Sw. wat, wet (see also WATER) 1: humid; ...

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Scrabble value of V4A1A1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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