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"Alef" is the first letter in the Hebrew alphabet.Back to AlephBeis Chart
The Ten Commandments, the Divine revelation to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai, begins with the letter "Alef", where G-d declares: "Anochi (I) am G-d your G-d who has taken you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage."
The numerical equivalent of the letter Aleph = 1 (one).
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For additional insights to the Hebrew Alphabet and the mystical aspects associated with these letters visit the : Gal Einai Institute in Jerusalem.