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Learning Rashi Script - Ketav Rashi

Ketav Rashi -

I am the Aleph and the Tav, the First and the Last

Learning Rashi Script

Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki (1040 - 1105), more commonly known by his acronym - Rashi, is one of the most important rabbis of Jewish history. He is known for his famous commentaries on the Torah and the Talmud, and is considered one of the great sages of the Jewish tradition.

LEARN RASHI CONTENTS

R.1

Consonants (medials)

R.2

Consonants (final forms)

R.3

Easily Confused Letters

R.4

Chumash and Rashi

R.5

Rashi Reading Practice

R.6

Summary

Rashi - Shlomo Yitzchaki

For hundreds of years, Rashi's commentaries on both the Bible and the Talmud have been printed in was is usually called Ketav Rashi, or “Rashi Script.” This script is actually a type of Sephardic cursive script. Once you've mastered the square script (Ketav Ashri), Rashi script is a handy thing to learn, especially if you plan to do research on Torah and learn from the Torah sages.

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Objective:

After studying this unit, you should be able to read, write, and recite the entire Hebrew Aleph-Bet in Rashi Script. Start with Section R.1 and down move through the list.

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