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Mitzvahs & Traditions
The first day of Nisan is one of the Four Heads
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Bringing an offering means coming close to G‑d, which is dependent on each individual.
Jewish Holidays
This weekly study packet is part of “Be a Leader” initiative. Print it out and learn it with your study group.

What can we learn from the cycle of the moon, how she ever waxes and wanes and waxes again?

That a time of smallness is a phase in achieving greatness;
And a time of greatness is a time to once again make yourself small.

For in smallness lies the power to receive
and in receiving lies the power to become great.


Jewish News
A rarity in the 1950s has become a national food trend
Jewish News
Ohr Chabad to open in the coming months in the Yatir forest in southern Israel
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Discovering the Small Alef
The Jewish Woman
I pray that I will be able to take care of myself for a long time.
Jewish Holidays
The three words, attributed to Rabbi Judah, we say while spilling wine at the Seder, teach deep insights about the 10 plagues.
Jewish Life
A century ago, there was a thriving Jewish community in Egypt, as there had been since before the Second Temple. Learn more about this unique Sephardic community that has all-but disappeared.
Jewish News
Packing food boxes for those in need and an outdoor matzah bakery for the kids
The Jewish Woman
Chana wasn’t drunk. But she taught me how to be sober.
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Does the mitzvah count if you scrupulously perform the physical details but without feeling?
Love is strong as death; envy is harsh as the grave.
– Song of Songs 8:6
Creation of man (in thought) (3761 BCE)
The Talmud (Rosh Hashanah 10b-11a) cites two opinions as to the date of G-d's creation of the... Read More »
The Patriarchs (1813-1506 BCE)
According to the Talmud, the three Patriarchs of the Jewish people-- Abraham (1813-1638 BCE), Isaac... Read More »
Jewish Calendar Inaugurated (1313 BCE)
On the first of Nissan of the year 2448 from creation (1313 BCE--two weeks before the Exodus), G-d... Read More »
Mishkan Inaugurated (1312 BCE)
On the eighth day following a 7-day training and initiation period, the portable Mishkan... Read More »
Death of Nadav and Avihu (1312 BCE)
On the day the Mishkan was inaugurated (see above), "Nadav and Avihu, the sons of Aaron, took each of... Read More »
Today isRosh Chodesh ("Head of the Month") for the month of Nissan. Special portions are added to the... Read More »
A special mitzvah, which can be fulfilled only once a year, is to recite the berachah ("blessing" or... Read More »
Beginning today, and continuing through Nissan 13, we recite the verses (from Numbers ch. 7)... Read More »
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