Origins: The Generations of Noah: The Sons of Japheth

Shalom, everyone! The following is a diagram of the generations of Noah (Noach), from his son Japheth to his grandson Kittim, progenitor of the Romim (Romans), based upon the accounts of the Book of Genesis (Bereshith) in the Tanakh, the Book of Jasher, the Book of Jubilees and Josephus’ “The Antiquities of the Jews.” The descendants of Japheth, also known as “Japhetites,” are “Indo-Europeans” or […]

Holiday Greetings: Happy Sigd from Gevirah.com #Sigd #ChagSigdSameach

Gevirah.com would like to wish all who remember and observe a happy Sigd. According to Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) tradition, Sigd commemorates the day that YAH first revealed Himself to Moshe. The word “Sigd” is an Amharic word meaning “prostration,” bowing down” or “worship,” however, the Amharic word is originally derived from the Hebrew word “segida” also […]

Origins: The Generations of Noah: The Sons of Ham

Shalom, everyone! The following is a diagram of the generations of Noah (Noach), from his son Ham to his third great-grandson Sodom, based upon the accounts of the Book of Genesis (Bereshith) in the Tanakh, the Book of Jasher, and the Book of Jubilees. The descendants of Ham are known as “Hamites,” “Chamites” or “Hamitic” in the English language. Please click twice on the diagram to expand […]

Holidays: Sigd‎‎ – “Prostration” – A Holiday of Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish Community) #Sigd

Shalom, everyone! Sigd is celebrated by Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish community) on the 29th day of the eighth month (Cheshvan) on the post-exilic Hebrew Calendar. The holiday falls exactly 50 days after Yom Kippur on the post-exilic Hebrew calendar, corresponding to late October or late November on the Gregorian calendar. Background According to Beta […]

Money: List of the Circulating Currencies of Oceania

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the circulating currencies of Oceania from Wikipedia.org. These currencies are recognized as legal tender (a medium of payment recognized by a legal system to be valid for meeting a financial obligation) in United Nations (UN) members states, UN observer states, partially or unrecognized states. and […]

Money: List of the Circulating Currencies of Europe

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the circulating currencies of Europe from Wikipedia.org. These currencies are recognized as legal tender (a medium of payment recognized by a legal system to be valid for meeting a financial obligation) in United Nations (UN) members states, UN observer states, partially or unrecognized states. and […]

Money: List of the Circulating Currencies of Asia

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the circulating currencies of Asia from Wikipedia.org. These currencies are recognized as legal tender (a medium of payment recognized by a legal system to be valid for meeting a financial obligation) in United Nations (UN) members states, UN observer states, partially or unrecognized states. and […]

Books: The Tanakh – The Hebrew Bible

The Tanakh is the canonical collection of 24 Hebrew texts that form the Hebrew Bible. The word “Tanakh” is really an acronym of the first Hebrew letter of each of the three major traditional subdivisions of the Hebrew Bible in the Masoretic Text: Torah (“Teaching” or the Five […]

Money: List of the Circulating Currencies of Africa

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the circulating currencies of Africa from Wikipedia.org. These currencies are recognized as legal tender (a medium of payment recognized by a legal system to be valid for meeting a financial obligation) in United Nations (UN) members states, UN observer states, partially or unrecognized states. and […]

Money: List of the World’s Circulating Currencies

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the world’s circulating currencies from Wikipedia.org. These currencies are recognized as legal tender (a medium of payment recognized by a legal system to be valid for meeting a financial obligation) in United Nations (UN) members states, UN observer states, partially or unrecognized states. and their […]

Geography: The Countries and Territories of Oceania

The following are the countries and territories of Oceania: Oceania Country Capital Official Language(s) Demonym  Australia Canberra English Australian  Federated States of Micronesia Palikir English Micronesian  Fiji Suva English, Fijian, Fiji Hindi Fijian  Kiribati South Tarawa English, Gilbertese I-Kiribati  Marshall Islands Majuro Marshallese, English Marshallese  Nauru Yaren Nauruan, […]

Geography: The Countries and Territories of Asia

The following are the countries and territories of Asia: Asia Country Capital Official Language(s) Demonym  Afghanistan Kabul Dari, Pashto Afghan  Armenia1 Yerevan Armenian Armenian  Azerbaijan2 Baku Azerbaijani Azerbaijani  Bahrain Manama Arabic Bahraini  Bangladesh Dhaka Bengali Bangladeshi  Bhutan Thimpu Dzonghka Bhutanese  Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Malay Bruneian  Cambodia Phnom […]

Geography: The Countries and Territories of Europe

The following are the countries and territories of Europe: Europe Country Capital Official Language(s) Demonym  Albania Tirana Albanian Albanian  Andorra Andorra de Vella Catalan Andorran  Armenia1 Yerevan Armenian Armenian  Austria Vienna German Austrian  Azerbaijan2 Baku Azerbaijani Azerbaijani  Belarus Minsk Belarusian, Russian Belarusian  Belgium Brussels Dutch, French, German Belgian […]

Geography: The Countries and Territories of Africa

The following are the countries and territories of Africa: Africa Country Capital Official Language(s) Demonym  Algeria Algiers Arabic Algerian  Angola Luanda Portuguese Angolan  Benin Porto Novo French Beninese, Beninois  Botswana Gaborone English, Setswana Batswana, Motswana  Burkina Faso Ouagadougou French Burkinabe  Burundi Bujumbura Kirundi, French Burundian  Cameroon Yaounde English, […]