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Calendar, The Jewish

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This class introduces the key components that comprise and determine the structure of the Jewish calendar which follows the lunar cycle.
The "New Year" of Chassidism
The 19th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev marks the "birth" of Chassidism: the day it was allowed to emerge from the womb of mysticism into the light of day.
Chanukah commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem after the defeat of the Syrians who had defiled the Holy Temple and attempted to force the Jews to assimilate. It is celebrated for eight days by kindling the menorah each evening.
Purim is observed each year on the 14th of Adar, celebrating the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman in the days of Queen Esther of Persia, as described in the book of Esther.
Hanukkah Songs & Lyrics
Listen to the lyrics of traditional Chanukah (Hanukkah) songs, hear the blessings recited on the Chanukah menorah and more...
The Torah commands us to remember six pivotal events that occurred in the formative period of our history. Of all of them only the commandment to remember what Amalek did to us is observed by a public Torah reading. This class explains why and offers the ...
Are woman obligated in the positive commandment to 'remember Amalek?' If they are obligated, why historically did they not attend the synagogue?
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