Biblical Faith – with Shmuel “Sam” Peak
Their names reflect the number five, corresponding to the Hebrew letter ה, hei. Among letters it is unsuppressed as a symbol of the spiritual for it is only the intangible strength of the life breath with no physical contribution from the throat, mouth, and lips. Hence, the letter hei expresses the essence of conversion, for a convert leaves the nations of the world and takes on the power of holiness that is the strength of Yisra’el. Indeed, the letter hei was added to the names of Avraham and Sarah when they entered into G-d’s holy covenant.
In memory of Jerry Dean