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Pesach Sheni ("Second Passover")

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Pesach Sheni ("Second Passover"): (lit. “the second Passover”); opportunity given to certain persons who were unable to offer the Passover sacrifice to do so one month later (discussed in Bamidbar 9:6-14); celebrated as a minor Passover, on Iyar 14
Another Opportunity Granted Pesach Sheni (“the Second Pesach”) is celebrated on the 14th of Iyar, a month after the eve of Pesach. The TorahNumbers 9:6–11. relates that in the first year after the Exodus, when the Jewish people were preparing to bring the...
Another Seder! Celebrating Passover again! No, this is not a summer re-run, and we don’t hold another Seder on the Second Passover, but the holiday does provide us with important lessons. The Torah tells us that in the second year after the exodus from Eg...
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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