Aleph (disambiguation)

Aleph (disambiguation)

* Aleph or Alef is the first letter of the Semitic abjads descended from Proto-Canaanite, Arabic alphabet, Phoenician alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Syriac alphabet.

Named after the letter

People

* Aleph (musician), an Italo disco artist and alias of Dave Rodgers.
* Aleph, a pseudonym of Noam Elkies.
* Aleph is the initial used to identify the Israeli student who removed a written prayer from Jerusalem's Wailing Wall that had been placed there by Barack Obama in July 2008.

Philology

* Aleph, a shorthand designation for Codex Sinaiticus, a 4th-century manuscript of the Bible

cience

* Aleph number or cardinality, a measurement of mathematical sets
** aleph null (aleph_0), the cardinality of countable infinite sets
** aleph one (aleph_1), the cardinality of certain uncountably infinite sets (if the continuum hypothesis is true, then the set of all real numbers has this cardinality).
* Aleph (inductive logic programming), an advanced system for inductive logic programming
* ALEPH (Apparatus for LEP Physics at CERN), ALEPH detector or ALEPH experiment, one of the four detectors of the Large Electron-Positron Collider (LEP) at CERN
* Alef programming language, the concurrent programming language used in early editions of Plan 9
* Aleph kernel was an operating system kernel, notable primarily for being one of the steps in the evolution of the Mach kernel
* Aleph, an integrated library system from Ex Libris Ltd. used to manage library operations

Literature

* The Aleph (short story collection), a short story collection which includes a story The Aleph (short story) by Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges
* Aleph, a character in the Warren Ellis comic series Global Frequency
* Aleph, a super high capacity storage device, is a plot element in the cyberpunk novel "Mona Lisa Overdrive" by William Gibson

Popular culture

* Aleph, a religious sect in Japan formerly known as Aum Shinrikyo.
* Aleph Zadik Aleph, the men's order of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO), an international youth-led high school fraternity for Jewish teens. Aleph can also refer to a member of this group.
* "Aleph One (computer game)", an ongoing project related to the computer game series Marathon.
*ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal

Pharmacology

* Aleph (psychedelic), a psychoactive drug.

News Agency

* "Alef (News Agency)", an Iranian News Agency related to Ahmad Tavakkoli


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