Who is Baruch?

  • (noun): An Apocryphal book ascribed to Baruch.
    Synonyms: Book of Baruch
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Baruch

Baruch (Hebrew: בָּרוּךְ, Barukh Bārûḵ ; "Blessed") has been a given name among Jews from Biblical times up to the present, on some occasions also used as surname. It is also found, though more rarely, among Christians—particularly among Protestants who use Old Testament names.

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Baruch - Other
... Baruch College, part of the City University of New York, named after Bernard Baruch ... Baruch Plan, a proposed U.S ... atomic energy plan following WWII by Bernard Baruch ...
List Of His Dark Materials Characters - Other Characters - Balthamos
... Balthamos and his same-sex partner, Baruch, are both angels in rebellion from the Kingdom of Heaven ... This decision proves to be dangerous both Baruch and Balthamos are aware the Regent is after them, especially now that they are being accompanied by Will ... An unfortunate encounter leads to Baruch being fatally wounded ...
Adam Baruch - External References
... Essayist, artist Adam Baruch dies at 63, Ynetnews ... Critic and journalist Adam Baruch passes away at age 63, Haaretz web site ... Authority control VIAF 7620496 Persondata Name Baruch, Adam Alternative names Short description Date of birth 9 April 1945 Place of birth Date of death 24 May 2008 Place of death ...
Adam Baruch
... Baruch Meir Rosenblum (9 April 1945 – 24 May 2008), better known by the pen name Adam Baruch, was an Israeli journalist, newspaper editor, writer and art critic ...
List Of His Dark Materials Characters - Other Characters - Baruch
... Baruch and his same-sex partner, Balthamos, are both angels in rebellion from the Kingdom of Heaven ... Baruch's courageous and dedicated nature leads to a fight with the Regent ... Fatally wounded and separated from Balthamos and Will, Baruch brings himself to Lord Asriel ...

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  • (noun): A disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah.

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