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The Secret of the Leap Year

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The Secret of the Leap Year

This class presents the mystical elements of the Jewish leap year; an extra month is added to compensate for the difference of days between the solar and lunar year.
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Dedicated in loving memory of Rabbi Lipa Schapiro, of blessed memory.
Since Biblical times the months and years of the Jewish calendar have been established by the cycles of the moon and the sun. Torah law prescribes that the months follow closely the course of the moon, from its birth each month to the next New Moon.
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