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Parshat HaChodesh

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Parshat HaChodesh: (lit. "portion of the month"); Torah portion concerning the Passover offering and the mitzvah to keep a calendar, read on the Shabbat before the month of Nissan
Beginning before Purim and concluding before Pesach, we read — in addition to the weekly Torah portion — four special additional Torah sections. The Jerusalem TalmudMegillah 3:5. states that according to Rabbi Chama bar Chanina, the third reading, the sec...
This year, as in many other years, the Torah portion Shemini is read on the Shabbos that precedes Rosh Chodesh Nissan. There is yet another connection between this Shabbos and Rosh Chodesh Nissan, for this Shabbos is also “Parshas HaChodesh,” the Shabbos ...
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