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Nissan, Month of

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Nissan, Month of: the Hebrew month in which Passover falls; mandated by the Torah to occur in the spring.
The Kabbalah of the Jewish months
Learn the mystical dimension of the Jewish month embedded in its Hebrew name, mazal, tribe, attribute and more. The Hebrew zodiac for Nissan is “tleh” (ram), a.k.a. Aries.
The significance of Nissan as the first month of year
In reconciling the different opinions of our Sages regarding the creation of Adam and Eve – Nissan or Tishrei – this class brings to light the essential and critical role of women in bringing about Redemption. (Based on the Maamar 'Hachodesh Hazeh Lochem'...
The Month of Nissan vs. the Month of Tishrei
Our Sages differ regarding the month that marks the beginning of creation. They also debate the month in which redemption will come. This class reconciles their views and provides critical insight into the divergent forces that must combine to redeem the ...
Creating yourself from the inside out
In the Talmud, Rabbi Eliezer says that the world was created in the autumn, in the month of Tishrei, while Rabbi Yehoshua says that the world was created in the spring, in the month of Nissan. What are the two different “creations,” and how do they corres...
Decoding the hidden messages
The parsha of Tazria contains 67 verses and the mnemonic is the name ‘vaneha’ (her children). Explore the coded message in the mnemonic and its connection to the general themes of the parshah.
Life Lessons from Parshat HaChodesh
On the Shabbat preceding the month of Nissan a special Torah reading is added, which discusses establishing the Jewish months and the Passover offering. Discover the special spirit of this month.
The themes of the month of Nissan, and especially of Passover, comprise the fundamentals of Judaism. Accordingly, the Exodus from Egypt, and the messages of the holiday, must be applied not just once a month, but during every single day of a Jew’s life.
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