The word Devarim means words, and is the name of the last book of the Torah. Some of you know it as Deuteronomy. Why do we keep using the Greek names of these books?  The Ivrit is much easier to say.

The last couple of weeks, I’ve been occupied with learning Devarim Aliyah 1 because I was assigned to read it this last weekend.

I thought I’d give you a taste of what Ivrit (Hebrew) sounds like when spoken by someone who grew up in Oklahoma.  Ok, here it is:


I think I’m about to wrap up a bunch of small things that have kept me from going forward with my writing, and so I believe we are starting to journey again very soon.


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