Unlike any other letter every part of the letter Zayin is curved (zig zagged)
Memory aid words to help you remember
When paired with a Sh'va vowel, this letter makes
a "Z' sound
Hebrew words that begin with
Zahav (Gold) Zemirot (Songs)
A story about
Zayin can’t wait for Shabbat each week because Zayin is the 7th number in the Hebrew alphabet and Shabbat is on the 7th day of the week. One of Zayin’s favourite things to do on Shabbat is walking to shul. Zayin once heard that all the stones on the ground want to join in its Mitzvah of going to shul and they call out “please step on me, please step on me!”, so they can have a part in getting Zayin to Shul. When Zayin turned seven it decided that it will walk to shul in zig zag lines to try to step on as many stones as it could. Whilst Zayin was walking in a zig zag to shul, it started singing songs during its walk. Can you believe it? In Hebrew, songs are called Zemirot and that begins with a Zayin too!