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"Gimel" is the third letter in the Hebrew alphabet.

The word Gimel is derived from the word "gemul," which in Hebrew means giving.

Three is a cardinal number in Judaism:
Our Forefathers: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Three divisions of Jewish souls: The Kohen, Levi and Yisrael.
"Three bonds are bounded together: Israel, Torah, and G-d." - Zohar

The numerical equivalent of the letter Gimel = 3 (three).

Listen to the sound of this letter

For additional insights to the Hebrew Alphabet and the mystical aspects associated with these letters visit the : Gal Einai Institute in Jerusalem.
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