Shvat

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Question: Dear Rabbi Weiman, I was fascinated by the words of wisdom which you wrote on the Aish website www.aish.com regarding the month of Shvat. My daughter has a bat mitzvah coming up on the 10th of Shvat. Can you … Continued

Shevat – Be specific

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The month of Shevat on the Hebrew calendar has started and contains some powerful things. We have the special day called Tu B’Shevat smack dab in the middle of the month. And the astrological sign associated with Shevat is called … Continued

Shevat

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The word “shevat” is related to the Hebrew word for a staff or rod. A staff can be used as a symbol of power, or as a cane to lean on. It serves a master. This is an underlying theme … Continued

Shevat

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Each of the months is mystically connected with one of the three avos’ (forefathers) Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Shevat is linked to Abraham, and that will be our main focus in this essay. What was different about Abraham that he … Continued