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“There were no greater festivals for Israel than the 15th of Av and Yom Kippur. On these days the daughters of Jerusalem would go out . . . (for matchmaking).” This cryptic passage of the Talmud—like many others—requires further study, elaboration and context to better understand its meaning and significance.

The Happiest Day of the Year

The Happiest Day of the Year

The fifteenth day of Av

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The Happiest Day of the Year: The fifteenth day of Av

“There were no greater festivals for Israel than the 15th of Av and Yom Kippur. On these days the daughters of Jerusalem would go out . . . (for matchmaking).” This cryptic passage of the Talmud—like many others—requires further study, elaboration and context to better understand its meaning and significance.
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Rabbi Mendel Kaplan is the founder and spiritual leader of Chabad Flamingo in Thornhill, Ontario, he also serves as a Chaplain of the York Regional Police Service.
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Sadaf Saddique Pakistan August 10, 2014

Respects from Pakistan Thank you so very much for the online teachings, Mendal Kaplan. There is always very much less that we are able to hear in Pakistan and thank you so very much for the teaching which we could watch and listen to.
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