Re: How to write Tel Aviv Yafo?

From: Simon Montagu (
Date: Thu Jun 07 2007 - 05:09:03 CDT

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    Andreas Prilop wrote:
    > Jonathan Rosenne wrote:
    >> The first is normally either space or Maqaf. Most compounds
    >> which use Maqaf in the Bible are written today with space.
    > Which book of the Bible mentions Tel Aviv?

    A place called Tel Aviv (without Maqaf) is mentioned in Ezekiel 3:15.
    The modern city is named after Nahum Sokolov's Hebrew translation of
    Herzl's 'Altneuland' (, which
    took the name from that verse.

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