[b-hebrew] ALEF-LAMED: NOT Samekh-lamed: Another 2 handwritten examples to clear up the confusion: In ISRAEL and ELIEZER

Karl Randolph kwrandolph at email.com
Thu Jul 10 22:26:44 EDT 2003

Dear David Sheby:

Peter Kirk was not the only one who did not recognize what you were talking about from the first .pdf file, I didn’t see it either. Thanks for the second file, it cleared it up for me. (I even magnified the first file and all I got were big, square pixels.)

Karl W. Randolph.

----- Original Message -----
From: David Sheby <hosp at voicenet.com>
>> I can understand your confusion if not accustomed to Sephardic
> cursive script (solitreo). It is NOT samekh lamed as you suggest.
> It is alef-lamed. Another 2 examples  are uploaded to (same directory, 
> different file name):
> http://www.users.voicenet.com/~hosp/obstacle/aleflamed/AL_2and3.pdf
> which should eliminate the ambiguity.
> Dr. David Sheby
> VP, Foundation for the Advancement of Sephardic Studies and Culture 
> (www.sephardicstudies.org)
> Secretary, Ottoman and Near East Philatelic Society (www.oneps.org)
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