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Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman

What is Shaimos?

Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman of Northwood United Synagogue answers the question of what a Shaimos is. Shaimos is also known in Hebrew as 'Geniza' and is translated as 'storage'.
I understand why God's name isn't written in full in Hebrew, but why also is just the English name not written in full and not His name in other languages? For example, what about 'Dieu et mon droit' [the British Monarch's motto] which appears on cereal boxes which are just thrown away?
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