|Subject:||Re: Jewish naming customs|
|Author:||Anthony (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|Date:||September 7, 2004 at 12:04:41 AM|
|Reply to:||Jewish naming customs by FloydWright|
As is my understanding some Jewish people choose to give their children a secular (non-relgiious) name as well as a Hebrew religious anme that is used in the contect of their religion, at the temple, and ceremonies.
Trational jewish nameing for a male (I dont know the female) is X ben Y translated to English as X son of Y, so Jesus would be Joshua son of Joseph or Yehoshua ben Yoseph.
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