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Hello, I think the following words Im to inquire about are Hebrew so I dont know how to spell them. I've tried doing my own research but am not sure the results Im getting are accurate. I dont know anything about the culture or language. I would really appreciate your help. Does anything like (phonetically speaking) hahlah, hehlem, hadonai mean or signify anything? Also the same for the words masidi, jele, jem? Thank you for your time.  

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What is the first occurrence in ancient text of the word תפוח for apple? What is the origin and etymology of the word? When is the first time in Jewish history when apples became significant to Jewish people for anything?

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Many religions of the world suggest use of holy water - like for purifying something or for healing. In christianity the christians collect their holy water from river Jordan, in hinduism hindus collect holy water from the river Ganges. From where do Jews collect their holy water and for which purpose do they use it?

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I have started the college application process and this is the first time in my life where I feel like I need to be totally accurate entering my demographics. I am 100% Ashkenazi Jewish according to a DNA test but my family emigrated from Russia in the early 2000's and I look completely European. Should I put White or Middle Eastern on the application?