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  Shem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shem (שֵׁם "renown; prosperity; name", Standard Hebrew Šem, Tiberian Hebrew Šēm; Greek Σημ, Sēm) was one of the sons of Noah in the Bible.
Genesis 11:10 records that Shem was 100 years old at the birth of to Arpachshad two years after the flood, making him 98 at the time of the flood; and that he lived for another 500 years after this, making his age at death 600 years.
Shem was the progenitor of the south-western nations of Asia, being the father of Elam (Persia), Ashur (Assyria), Arpachshad or Arpachaxad (according to Josephus, Chaldea), from whom descended the Hebrews and Arabs, Lud (Lydia) and Aram (Syria).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shem   (417 words)

Shem, his wife, his parents, and his 2 brothers and their wives went into the ark and were saved from the Flood (ch 7:7).
Shem became the progenitor of the Semitic race to which the Babylonians, Assyrians, Aramaeans, Arabs, and Hebrews belonged (ch 10:21–32).
Shem died at the age of 600 years (vs. 10, 11).
www.nisbett.com /people/bp-shem.htm   (250 words)

 Baal Shem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baal Shem in Hebrew translates as "Master of the Name", and is almost always used in reference to Israel ben Eliezer, the Rabbi who founded Hasidic Judaism and was called the Baal Shem Tov.
Not many people with this title have been recorded (outside of the Baal Shem Tov, the Baal Shem of Michelstadt was one example) and none have it today.
Other Baalei Shem include Rabbi Eliyahu of Worms (the founder of the movement variously known as "Macheneh Yisrael", the "Nistarim", and the "Holy Brotherhood"), Rabbi Joel of Ropshitz (a student of Rabbi Yoel Sirkis), and Rabbi Adam Baal Shem.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baal_Shem   (419 words)

 Assistant Pastor Shem Uzele
The theme of Shem's praises is best expressed by the words from one of his favorite hymns, Great is Thy Faithfulness......."Pardon from sin, and a peace that endureth." Shem's parents, citizens of the Congo and workers for The Africa Inland Mission, were on a church-planting mission in the Sudan when Shem was born.
Shem repented of his sin and accepted Jesus as his Saviour and immediately The Peace of God totally overwhelmed him.
Shem also continued his evangelism work through the Fellowship Bible Church in Nairobi as a worship leader and as an elder.
www.ccdelco.com /leadership/uzele_s   (386 words)

 SHEM Center for Interfaith Spirituality - SHEM Center
SHEM Center provides a sacred space where the prayer, meditation, rituals and wisdom of the peoples of the world can be experienced and reflected upon.
SHEM Center honors and embraces the truth as it appears in the teachings of all faith traditions.
Through its programs, hospitality and modeling of respect for all beings, SHEM Center seeks to foster a spiritual community within the rich diversity of traditions that are themselves reflective of the variety of the Creator's works found in all of creation.
shemcenter.org   (638 words)

The descendants of Shem and Ham however, shared between them the southern and central regions of Asia Minor and Arabia, with Ham's descendants subsequently spreading onto the African continent.
This, of course, meant that a certain amount of intermingling took place between the posterities of Shem and Ham and it is consequently sometimes difficult to assess whether certain early nations were predominantly Semitic or Hamitic.
For the most part, though, these various peoples are still traceable in the ancient records, their historical reality, at least, being thus firmly demonstrated, even if their precise areas of settlement should sometimes be too vague to be accurately assessed.
www.biblebelievers.org.au /nation03.htm   (5349 words)

 Genesis 10:21 To Shem, the father of all the children of Eber
To Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, the elder brother of Japheth, to him also were children born.
And to Shem to him also were sons born; he is the father of all the sons of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder.
To Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.
bible.cc /genesis/10-21.htm   (250 words)

 CD Baby: SHEM: Son Of Arthur
Shem's "Son of Arthur" is a great example of a great artist in an arena that best suits him.
With this debut album, Shem has stepped forward to create a personal, beautifully produced statment that the art form of acoustic recording can still be acheived with tremendous results.
With the acoustic guitar as the foundation, Shem has crafted a richly textured multi level marvel of yesterdays recording tecniques into a collection that stands head and shoulders above any of todays 'six chord songwriting geniuses.' Shem also shines as he plays nearly every instrument on the album and conducts the orchestral pieces.
cdbaby.com /cd/shem   (2034 words)

 Reb Yisroel, The Baal Shem Tov ZT"L
During this period, the Baal Shem Tov reached such a high level in his avodas Hashem that it was said that Eliyahu Hanavi and Achiyah Hashiloni revealed themselves to him and taught him the secrets of the Torah.
The Baal Shem Tov was displeased that his disciple wrote down kabalistic secrets and the paper became "lost." As the moment drew near for Reb Wolf to blow the shofar, Reb Wolf began to look for his paper, but he was unable to find it.
The Baal Shem Tov's daughter, Adel, was married to the tzaddik Reb Yechiel Ashkenazi.
www.tzemachdovid.org /gedolim/besht.html   (5778 words)

Shem is a singer-songwriter living in the Los Angeles area.
One of Shem's favorite credentials is working with his friend Marie Osmond on her "Magic of Christmas" tours.
Shem's new album release Son of Arthur can be purchased at www.cdbaby.com/shem.
www.bluedesert.dk /shem.html   (485 words)

 About the SHEM Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
SHEM is an Aramaic word expressing the radiance, splendor, and beauty of the Creator found in all people and in all of creation.
SHEM Center for Interfaith Spirituality is a place where the sojourners of all spiritual paths and faith traditions, as well as the spiritually homeless,are welcomed.
Founded during the Parliament of the World's religions held in Chicago in 1993, SHEM Center also claims historical roots in the mandate of the Second Vatican Council of the Catholic Church to end the hostilities caused by religious differences that have for so long deeply wounded the world.
members.aol.com /shemcenter/about.html   (759 words)

 Rabbi Scheinerman's Home Page - Baal Shem Tov
The Baal Shem Tov taught his followers that God is to be worshiped with great joy -- enthusiastic singing and exuberant dancing -- and that the mystical approach to God (Kabbalah) was superior to the dry, legalistic scholarship of the Talmudic scholars of his day.
The Baal Shem Tov asked the Messiah when he would come, and the Messiah replied that he would come when the Besht's teachings were revealed to the world so that others could ascend and achieve union with the godhead.
The mystical theology of Kabbalah, as taught by the Baal Shem Tov, was accessible to all, where the scholarship of the Sages of Vilna was accessible to few.
scheinerman.net /judaism/personalities/besht.html   (624 words)

 Old Testament Bible Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Bible traces Eber to Shem, the son of Noah; from him were also the Assyrians and the Arameans.
All the descendents of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham and Japheth populate the world as the three main divisions of mankind, Mongloid (Oriental), Negroid (fl) and Caucasian (white), respectively, and of their mixing.
Lydia (Lud)(Ezekiel 30:5), is a province in the west of Asia Minor, which derived its name from the fourth son of Shem (Gen. 10:22).
latter-rain.com /ot/gene.htm   (1190 words)

 Shem haMephoresh
It is thus, perhaps, needless to state the importance of the Shem haMephoresh in both magickal and religious rites.
I was perplexed over exactly how the Tetragram was related to the Shem haMephoresh at all; outside of the fact that the latter is associated with the zodiac, and the zodiac itself is ruled by twelve permutations of the Tetragrammaton.
It is obvious that the Shem haMephoresh itself is divided among the Nine Choirs of Angels as recorded in classical documents, with eight Angels attributed to each Choir (thus 8 x 9 = 72).
www.hermeticgoldendawn.org /Documents/Essays/shemha.html   (9741 words)

 SHEM 2001-2002 Global Model Tropical Cyclone Forecasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The primary motivation for the use operational models is to set a benchmark for TC performance in reanalysis, i.e., to define the quality of TCs in reanalyses and reforecasts relative to comparable models and observing systems.
The nearly 100% POD at all forecast taus in SHEM is remarkable and much better than even the late 1990's implying a substantial improvement in global NWP in what is conventionally viewed as a data poor region.
Since the main source of observations comes from satellites in SHEM, the excellent POD measures the ability of modern global NWP to assimilate satellite observations particularly estimates of over-ocean surface wind speed (e.g., SSM/I) and vectors (e.q., quicksat).
www.npmoc.navy.mil /jtwc/sitrep/2002.shem/main.htm   (3480 words)

 Shem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Shem is the land where mercenaries thrive and gold rules.
Shem comprises man city-states at constant war with each other and at war with the desert nomads, the Zuagir.
Shumir ancient city-state in eastern Shem according to legend the birthplace of Bel.
home.houston.rr.com /robmscott/ConanMUD/Shem.html   (446 words)

 Shem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Shem, the firstborn son of Noah, escaped the destruction of the earth by flood and joined his family in the ark (Genesis 2:20-27).
After the flood, Shem covers his father's nakedness when he becomes intoxicated from his vineyard he plants.
Shem had five sons: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud and Aram.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Shem.html   (82 words)

 The Truth About the Baal Shem Tov | Chabad.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Baal Shem Tov and the chassidic movement was a big thorn in the side of these politically correct Jews.
Now, back to the Baal Shem Tov: To say the Baal Shem Tov was a simple peasant boy who began a popular folk movement is somewhat akin to saying that American Democracy was the product of some Daniel Boone types who were fed up with high-falooten British sophisticates.
The Baal Shem Tov was a student of the Kaballa of Rabbi Yitzchaak Luria, the "Arizal" -- as were so many of his contemporary scholars.
www.chabad.org /library/article.asp?AID=2057   (2153 words)

 BD Shem
Shem was the traditional ancestor of the Shemitic or Semitic races, i.e., a group of kindred nations, which includes the Arabs, the Hebrews and Phoenicians, the Aramaeans or Syrians, the Babylonians and Assyrians.
The languages spoken by these various nations were closely related, and were known as the Semitic languages.
In latter-day revelation Shem is referred to as “the great high priest” (D&C 138: 41).
scriptures.lds.org /bds/shem   (90 words)

 The Baal Shem Tov
Israel ben Eliezer, the Baal Shem Tov, or BeSHT ("Possessor of the Good Name" or "Master of the Divine Name") was born in the Ukraine in 1700 and died in Podolia in 1760.
The Mystical Meditation of the Baal Shem Tov and Jung
A follower, a generation removed, of the Baal Shem Tov was the eighteenth century Polish Kabbalist Rabbi Schnuer Zalman, founder of the Chabad (named after the first letter of the three "intellectual" sefirot ­ Hokhmah, Binah, and Daat) or Lubavitcher (after the town of Lubavitch in Poland where it originated) sect of Hassidism.
www.kheper.net /topics/Kabbalah/Baal_Shem_Tov.htm   (283 words)

 About the Legends of the Baal Shem Tov
The Baal Shem, as far as I'm concerned, was the most influential spiritual master of the Jewish people for the past 300 years.
It is because of my understanding of the Holy Baal Shem Tov, early Chasidism, and its relevance to this generation, I have devoted the past three years of my life to translating and reworking previously untranslated legends.
But no! The Baal Shem Tov converted most of these rabbis to his path, and the rabbis who left were put at ease.
www.hasidicstories.com /Articles/Learning_From_Stories/klein_intro.html   (2597 words)

 The Table of Nations: Ham, Shem and Japheth, Sons of Noah -- Courtesy of Return To Glory
As Shem means "dusky," or the like, and Japheth "fair," it has been supposed that Ham meant, as is not improbable, "fl." This is supported by the evidence of Hebrew and Arabic, in which the word chamam means "to be hot" and "to be fl," the latter signification being derived from the former.
When giving the names of Noah's three sons, Shem is always mentioned first (Genesis 9:18; 10:1, etc.); and though "the elder" in "Shem the brother of Japheth the elder" (Genesis 10:21 margin) is explained as referring to Shem, this is not the rendering of Onkelos.
Shem, who is called "the father of all the children of Eber," was born when Noah had attained the age of 500 years (Genesis 5:32).
www.freemaninstitute.com /RTGham.htm   (1521 words)

 Worldres Lodging: Shem Creek Inn - Hotels in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If a creekside room is desired, please call hotel direct at 1-800-523-4951 as room availability is limited on these creekside rooms and they are at a higher rate.
Shem Creek's popularity continues to grow and travelers enjoy visiting the Shem Creek to witness the only shrimp fleet in the Charleston area.
The Shem Creek Inn is known not only for it's spectacular, everchanging marsh and creek views; it's become the location of choice for the Lowcountry's freshest seafood...and now, it's most gracious Southern Hospitality.
pts.worldres.com /script/property.php?hotel_id=31457&FE=8151&NI=1573   (287 words)

Shem, in the Bible, eldest son of Noah; presented as the ancestor of the Semites, particularly of the Hebrews and Arabs.
The Treatise of Shem, known from a 15th-century Syriac manuscript, is an astrological almanac.
Uzal - Uzal, in the Bible, descendant of Shem whose clan settled in S Arabia.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/people/A0844828.html   (87 words)

 Baal Shem Tov Foundation - BaalShemTov.com
The Holy Rabbi Israel ben Eliezer ben Sarah, known as the Baal Shem Tov, came in the 1700's to teach that God is active in all there is and that we all have holy souls and should live our lives with a Joyful attitude.
His teachings continue until today and are accessible through the telling and listening to the Baal Shem Tov stories.
The Baal Shem Tov and later the Tzemach Tzedek (the third Lubavitcher Rebbe) said "Tracht Goot v' zein goot." - Think good and it will be good.
www.baalshemtov.com /music.htm   (1088 words)

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