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"Beis" is the second letter in the Hebrew alphabet.

The Torah begins with the letter "Beis": "Breishis Bara Elokim" (In the beginning) G-d created the heavens and the earth."

The letter "Beis," is the first letter of the Hebrew word Bayit - meaning "home" - refering to world becoming a dwelling place for G-d.

The first letter of the word "Berachah" - blessing begins with the letter Beis.

The numerical equivalent of the letter Beis = 2 (two).

Listen to the sound of the Beis

Listen to the sound of the Veis

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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