Plowing through History from the Aleph to the Tav

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Hebrew Alphabet Chart

By Jeff A. Benner

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Hebrew Alphabet Chart

The following chart was created by Douglas Petrovich who has given permission to include it here.
Douglas Petrovich's Hebrew Alphabet Chart

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