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Adar, Month of

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The 'mazal' of the Jewish people is stronger in Adar.
The 'mazal' of the Jewish people is stronger in Adar.
This year is a shanah meuberet (lit., "a pregnant year") or a leap year on the Jewish calendar. The Jewish leap year, which occurs 7 times in a 19-year cycle, has 13 months instead of the regular year's 12. This is so that the lunar-based Jewish year shou...
Because it’s a good way to get things done, because it’s a good thing to do, because it’s a happy time, and because of a fourth reason that’s not really a reason.
Planting any tree in Adar makes it destined for success; planting the tree called Adar anytime helps to have success in all endeavors.
Planting any tree in Adar makes it destined for success; planting the tree called Adar anytime helps to have success in all endeavors.
Contemporary Halachah and Shulchan Aruch
Want to increase your wealth? Plant a tree.
During the month of Adar we have access to the highest source of light and G-dliness, and we have the ability to bring it down into our emotions.
Are you happy? Yes, that was a loaded question. But we are in a loaded month—two of them, actually. You see, we just entered the Hebrew month of Adar, about which the sages say, “When Adar enters, we increase in joy.” Taanit 29a Not just that, but since t...
The additional month in a “pregnant year”
The Jewish leap year contains 13 months, instead of the regular twelve—i.e., an extra month is added at the end of the year (another Adar). What is the meaning behind this added month?
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