תשי"ט

English translation: 5719

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Hebrew term or phrase:תשי"ט
English translation:5719
Entered by: Jason Knight

04:24 Jun 7, 2005
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Hebrew term or phrase: תשי"ט
I am looking for the meaning of this in the context of:
ניתן בהתאם לחוק שירות התעסוקה תשי''ט 1959
Jason Knight
Local time: 20:34
5719
Explanation:
The Hebrew letters stand for numbers giving the year according to the Jewish calendar. The letter for five thousand would be Heh, but that is routinely dropped. Tav Shin gives 700 and yod tet gives 19.
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תשי
5719


Explanation:
The Hebrew letters stand for numbers giving the year according to the Jewish calendar. The letter for five thousand would be Heh, but that is routinely dropped. Tav Shin gives 700 and yod tet gives 19.

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agree  Daniel Isaacs
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