Av: The Meaning of the Name

Feb 13, 2014No Comments

To the name of the fifth month of the Jewish year (according to the Jewish calendar, the months are counted from Nissan) — Chodesh Av – – it

The Month of Av According to the Book of Fo...

Feb 13, 20141 Comment

According to The Book of Formation (Sefer Yetzirah), each month of the Hebrew year has a letter of the Hebrew alphabet, a zodiac sign, one

About the Seven Weeks of Consolation

Feb 13, 2014No Comments

After the period of bein ha’metzarim, the three weeks of “retributions” in which we mourn the destruction of the Temples, there ensue seven weeks of “consolations”

9th of Av: the Seer of Lublin’s Yahrz...

Aug 09, 20111 Comment

The Seer of Lublin passed away, at the age of 70, on the 9th of Av 5575 (1815), a day of national mourning, but also,