Dead Sea

Why is it called the “Dead Sea” in English? In Hebrew, it’s not called the “Dead Sea,” it’s called...

Ask the Rabbi: Why is it Called the Dead Sea?

Why is it called the “Dead Sea” in English? In Hebrew, it’s not called the “Dead Sea,” it’s called...

Why is it called the “Dead Sea” in English? In Hebrew, it’s not called the “Dead Sea,” it’s called the “Salt Sea” because of the extreme salinity of the water which makes life there unsustainable. However, the Bible says...

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