Kaf (20) Bayt transforms into Kaf whenever an idea turns into something organically tangible. As Bayt it remains seed-like, only a beginning of a form of limitation – a separation of one thing from another. As Kaf, the creative vision becomes something literal that we can hold in our hand or reach out and touch. Kaf in Hebrew means hollow of the hand.
The genesis of this website was to support a presentation, Hebrew as Cosmological Symbols, facilitated by the late Ken Roffmann and me at a Jewish Renewal gathering in Tucson, AZ in January of 2008.
Ken designed the website, and we collaborated on the original content—much of which has been changed so that the site now serves as a focal point for conversation stimulated by a book I co-authored with Dr. Ruth Miller, Language of Life: Answers to Modern Crises in an Ancient Way of Speaking. The book looks at the Ancient Hebrew as one of several languages, some still spoken today, and...