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16:05 Jun 19, 2001
English to Hebrew translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: holocaust
The Holocaust is dath by fire. It was a time period marked by the Nazi genocide of six million innocent Jewish people living in Europe

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5Shoah שואהDenise Levin
naShoah - שואהRechavia Berman
naSHO-AHTammy Portelli-Alon



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but we usualy add "the", and then it's: HA-SHO-AH

Tammy Portelli-Alon
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Shoah - שואה

It is no coincidence that Claude Lantzman chose to name his 9 hour epic "Shoah" - this is the Hebrew name for the holocaust. Usually one would add the letter Heh (ה), which serves as "the" in Hebrew, unless you are using the word for a purpose other than the holocaust of the Jewish people in WWII.

Rechavia Berman
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Shoah שואה

The source of the Hebrew word Shoah is in the bible. Now, it's an internationally known word

Denise Levin
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