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Transliteration Hebrew Definition
Elul

אֶלוּל

The sixth month of the Jewish Calendar.

Eretz Yisrael

אֶרֶץ יִשְׂרַאֵל

The Land of Israel.

Etrog

אֶתְרוֹג

A citron, a sweet-smelling Mediterranean fruit that is gathered with the Lulav and waved on Sukkot.

Etz Chayim

עֵץ חַיִים

Literally, “Tree of Life;” an allusion to the Torah.

Etz Hayim

עֵץ חַיִים

The name of the Torah commentary used in Shir Tikva’s sanctuary.