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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.
In the section of Parshas HaChodesh, G‑d says to Moshe and Aharon: “This month (Nissan) shall be the head of the months to you; it shall be the first month of the year.”Shmos 12:2. This directive encompasses the commandment of maintaining a lunar calendar...
Parshas HaChodeshThe Torah section in Parshas Bo that is always read prior to the month of Nissan, describing as it does the Jewish festive calendar (that begins in Nissan) and the laws of Pesach. begins with G‑d saying to Moshe and Aharon in Egypt: “This...
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