Saturday, / July 13, 2024

“G-d” Is Not a Jewish Word

This article appears in the Tishrei issue of Lubavitch International. Subscribe to the magazine here.

A long pause—I needed to think. Finally, I said: “No, I don’t believe in ‘G-d.’” Another pause. “Not with the meaning that word has in English. I do believe in ‘HaShem,’ though, and that is entirely different.” He looked perplexed but intrigued.

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