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In Hebrew: Glow

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In memoriam.

In memoriam.

לִזְהוֹר

To Glow.

A common Hebrew name for both males and females (as well as the name of the most well-known work of Kabbalah) is זֹהַר, meaning glow. The word is also a verb of the active-simple פָּעַל variety: לִזְהוֹר.For example:

נֵרוֹת הַחֲנֻכָּה זוֹהֲרִים
The Hanukkah candles are glowing.
חַג חֲנֻכָּה שָׂמֵחַ!
Happy Hanukkah holiday!
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