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Tamar

תָּמָר

  • Meaning: Palm Tree

    In the Bible, Tamar was the widowed daughter-in-law of Judah. When Judah stalled her marriage to his youngest son, Tamar tricked Judah into sleeping with her in order to conceive a child.

    The Torah describes the lulav, used on Sukkot, as a palm branch.
  • Gender: Female
  • Origin: Hebrew
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