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Sheimot (shay-moht) — lit., Names; written words that must be treated carefully, protected from unclean places, and buried rather than trashed. Sheimot pieces of paper may contain: God’s name in Hebrew or, in some cases, even in other languages; 3 words of Torah in Hebrew; Halacha in any language.
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Sheimot: What Are Sheimot
Sheimot: Definition
Sheimot/sheimos are written items with: God’s name in...
Sheimot: What Are Sheimot
Sheimot: Illegible
If a normal person is not able to read your handwriting, then even if...
Sheimot: How To Treat
Sheimot: Summary of Treatment
Sheimot must be treated carefully, protected from unclean places, and...
Sheimot: How To Dispose of
Sheimot: Disposal
These holy writings ( tashmishei kedusha ) may not be thrown directly...
Using God's Name in Vain: Writing
Erasing God's Name: Photo or Photocopy
You may not throw away even a photo or photocopy of one of God’s...
Holy Books: Disposal
Holy Books: Disposal
For holy book disposal, see Sheimot: Disposal .

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