Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

Jewish Holidays

Preparations for Shavuos

Preparations for Shavuos We are in the last week of Sefirah, doing the last preparations for Shavuos. Shavuos 2010 Shavuos this year, Shavuos 2010, falls on Tuesday evening from sunset May 18, until nightfall on the 19th. Shavuos is a full fledged Chag, Jewish Holiday. Searching for Jewish Beliefs? Click Here for my main article…

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More on Pesach Sheni

More on Pesach Sheni I wrote an article about Pesach Sheni last week, here is the link. I received a comment from David in the UK. I copy it here: “The source for the Majority / Minority that you mention- I have not learned. Regarding Fulfilling the Pesach in Iyyar- Divrey Ha Yamin Bet 30:…

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Pesach Sheni

Pesach Sheni Today is Pesach Sheni, Pesach Sheni 2010. The Gates of Heaven The sefarim bring in the name of the Zohar HaKadosh that during the week of Hod, which starts on Pesach Sheni, that the Gates of Heaven open up, and they announce, “Whoever didn’t succeed in making it in during the week of…

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Lag B’Omer

Lag B’Omer Lag B’Omer is coming. {Update for 2011 — also this year Lag B’Omer falls on Motzei Shabbos – Sunday. And again the same arrangement, the Vaad Harabanim for Shabbos Matters publicized that the Hadlokos will only start approx. 3 hours after Shabbos goes out.} Lag B’Omer The Biyaner Rebbe’s Hadlakah News from the…

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More on Tachnun

More on Tachnun In the continuing saga, from yours truly, a troublemaker at heart, more on Tachnun … Tachnun With a Mohel We had an interesting happening in shul today that I want to share with my readers. I am writing on vav Iyar, when the secular population is celebrating you-know-what (a “nidcheh”). We had…

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Passover Seder

Table Of Contents of my Passover Articles The Haftorah For Shabbos HaGadol, Serving G-d and Not Serving Yourself Why We Need The Symbols Of Slavery Also on the Table The Second Half Of Maggid Starting With “Metchila Ovday…” The Seder Night As the Vehicle of Passing Over the Tradition to the Children and Grandchildren A…

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The Seventh Day of Passover

Table Of Contents of my Passover Articles The Haftorah For Shabbos HaGadol, Serving G-d and Not Serving Yourself Why We Need The Symbols Of Slavery Also on the Table The Second Half Of Maggid Starting With “Metchila Ovday…” The Seder Night As the Vehicle of Passing Over the Tradition to the Children and Grandchildren A…

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Passover 2010

Table Of Contents of my Passover Articles The Haftorah For Shabbos HaGadol, Serving G-d and Not Serving Yourself Why We Need The Symbols Of Slavery Also on the Table The Second Half Of Maggid Starting With “Metchila Ovday…” The Seder Night As the Vehicle of Passing Over the Tradition to the Children and Grandchildren A…

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More Passover Haggadah

More Passover Haggadah Passover this year, Passover 2011, starts on Monday April 18 at sundown, like every chag, (Jewish holidays), starts at sundown. Therefore the Passover Seder is done then on Monday night. A major part of the Passover Seder is the reading of the Passover Haggadah, through which we fulfill the Mitzvah of the Torah, “You Shall Tell…

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Passover Haggadah

Table Of Contents of my Passover Articles The Haftorah For Shabbos HaGadol, Serving G-d and Not Serving Yourself Why We Need The Symbols Of Slavery Also on the Table The Second Half Of Maggid Starting With “Metchila Ovday…” The Seder Night As the Vehicle of Passing Over the Tradition to the Children and Grandchildren A…

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Purim

Purim Coming up this Sunday, and for some on Monday, is one of the important Jewish Holidays, Purim. Not a full fledged chag, as I wrote in my previous post, not a Yom Tov, but Purim is one of the major-league minor-holidays. Searching for Jewish Beliefs? Click Here for my main article on Jewish Beliefs.…

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