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Parchment Of The Mezuzah

The Gematria of Large Letters in the Torah

In rare cases certain letters of the Torah are written larger than others.  Four times as large to be exact.  According to the Chatam Sofer, the gematria of those letters is also four times what it would normally be.  With this is mind, we visit the large Beis of Breisheis — the first letter of the Torah, and the large Ayin and Daled of Shema Yisrael to gain deeper insights into these key passages.

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