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Pesach Sheni ("Second Passover")

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We all appreciate a statement like “There’s always a second chance.” It fits quite nicely on the December 31 page of an Inspirational Sayings Calendar. But how does it mesh with real life?
When a person’s contact with death evokes in him a striving for life he would never have mustered without that experience, then the contact with death is transformed into a more intense involvement with life.
20 Nissan, 5748 · April 7, 1988
The lesson derived from Pesach Sheni is: “It is never too late.” Even if one was “impure,” or on “a distant path”—his situation is not “lost.”
The Mishna states that every Jew is righteous. Yet how can it be expected of every Jew, regardless of circumstances or the education he received, that he conduct himself “righteously” in every aspect of his life?
The “Second Passover” sacrifice was offered as a makeup for the paschal sacrifice, for someone who was ritually impure or too far away from the Temple at the time of Passover. On the other hand, the commentaries explain that the Second Passover is also a ...
Both Nisan and Tishrei are referred to as the start of the Jewish calendar. Iyar is the second month from Nisan and month number eight from Tishrei.
Iyar is the second month on the Jewish calendar counting from Nissan.
In the portion of Behaalos’cha,the Torah relates how the Jewish people sacrificed the Paschal offering on the fourteenth day of Nissan, one year after their exodus from Egypt.Bamidbar 9:1-5. This was the only Paschal offering the Jews were commanded to br...
When the Jews brought the Paschal offering in the desert, some individuals could not participate because they were ritually impure. In response to their cry, “Why should we be denied the privilege of bringing the offering?” G‑d said that those who were un...
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