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The letter "Shin" is the Twenty First letter of the Aleph Beis.

The letter Shin is the first letter of the word Shabbos - the Jewish day of rest.

The shin appears engraved on both sides of the head-tefilin.

Its numerical value = Three hundred (300).

Listen to the sound of the Shin


Listen to the sound of the Sin


For additional insights to the Hebrew Alphabet and the mystical aspects associated with these letters visit the : Gal Einai Institute in Jerusalem.
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