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Mitzvahs & Traditions
Known as Tefilat Haderech (“Prayer for the Way”), the traveler’s prayer is a single paragraph that we say when setting out on a journey.

When the Mighty Waters cover your head, suffocating the soul and the flame that burnt inside . . .

When raging torrents of confusion drag you away in their current, ripping you from your hold on Life . . .

Look deeper. Beyond the soul.

For the soul itself, as well as the flame it holds, are rooted in a serene G‑dly...

Questions & Answers
Many of the letters are topped by small spikes, called tagin or ketarim. Here is why.
Jewish Calendar
“Rosh Chodesh” marks the start of a new lunar month. Learn more about it here.
Mitzvahs & Traditions
Tzoveya - Dyeing
There can be no king without a people
– Kad HaKemach
Holy Temple Completed (827 BCE)
The Holy Temple, which took seven years to build, was completed by King Solomon during the month of... Read More »
Today is the second of the two Rosh Chodesh ("Head of the Month") days for the month of Cheshvan... Read More »
The month of Cheshvan is also called "Mar-Cheshvan." Mar means "bitter" -- an allusion to the fact... Read More »
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