Fortunately, there are a number of resources available to you in making this decision: WHAT IS A HEBREW NAME?
A Hebrew name is one that has its roots in Jewish Tradition and the Hebrew language.
Busing to the camp will be provided from Pittsburgh, Morgantown and Charleston, W. The only criterion is that the girls are emotionally stable enough to be away from home for a week, Welch said.
Circle campers typically have the opportunity to stay with Circle for nine summers, beginning at age 9 in the Camper Program, moving into the Teen Program at age 13, applying to the CIT program at age 15, followed by a two-year Leadership Program at age 17. This summer, Circle of EKC will host 40 campers supported by 25 volunteers.
The song says: "thank heaven for little girls." The Jewish people have always thanked heaven for Jewish women, because our survival as a nation has been primarily because of Jewish women.
At every crucial juncture in Jewish history, women have come to the forefront, steering the Jewish people in the right direction.
Avital Avital appears in the Bible as King David's wife (2-Samuel 3:4).
With that in mind, ideally your Hebrew name will be a reflection of who you are, your decision to embrace Judaism ,and will contribute to your feeling of being wholly a member of the Jewish People. There are a number of ways to select a Hebrew name: You can choose to translate your English name into Hebrew.
Examples: Michael becomes NOTE: If you can’t pick just one, you can take two names (Examples: Yaakov Yitzhak, Devora Sara, etc)!
One of the special privileges and responsibilities of becoming a convert to Judaism is that you get to select a Hebrew name for yourself.
It is a deeply held custom for Jews to be called by this special name at life’s most significant moments-- at birth, upon being called to the Torah as Bar or Bat Mitzvah, under the uppah, when they are sick, when they are publicly honored in the synagogue, and when they die.