Subject:    Re: [Xena/Herc] Why can't someone play Isreali God?
From: (Captain Infinity)
Date:       Mon, 7 Jun 1999
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Once Upon A Time,
In article <7jgl0a$ots$>
robert_kolker wrote *some* of these things:

>In article <>,
> wrote:
>> (steve sullivan) wrote:
>> >So what is Ha-Shem's name?  Its just forbidden to speak, not write,
>correct :)
>Ha Shem (the Name) is somewhat like you-know-who when you don't
>want to mention a proper name.
>> I would wager 'tis JHVH, also YHWH, or Yahweh.  But i'm not 100% sure.
>These are latin transliteration of the tetragammon. In hebrew it

is easy to order alphabet soup in a diner.  All you have to shout out

>is Yod, Hey, Wov, Hey and if you add the vowels (hebrew is often

spoken through the nose, with the mouth closed.  That's why it can be

>written w.o. vowels) you get He Is which matches with what God told

Vanna and Pat Sajak to put on the board.  HARPSICHORD!  I WIN!  Later,

>Moses when Moses asked who is it that sends me to the Israelites. God

spilled the beans and slid down the chute.  The Popeye spoke up and

>answered "Tell them 'I AM' sends you".
>Jewish tradition has it that only the High Priest could utter

profanities under his breath.  No, wait!  Strike that!  I know

>God's true name and then only on the Day of Atonement in the

bleachers at Fenway Park.  It'll be a double header!  Yowsa!

>Holy of Holies of the Mikdash (temple) that no longer stands.

Deny that, go can't, even if you try with BOTH HANDS!

>It is also thought that no one in modern times really knows

how to exorcise a possessed bowl of alphabet soup, one that shows you

>how to prounounce the name of God.

Captain Infinity

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