On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, we traditionally eat foods whose names carry a positive symbolic connotation. Just as we taste foods as positive
The name of this month, Av, means “father.” This is the month to connect to our parents (father and mother) and honor them. “Honor your
In Hebrew, the idiom “to see someone’s face” can mean either to appease him or to fight him. After winning the wrestling bout with Esau’s
Both Purim and Pesach commemorate the redemption of the Jewish People. Both begin with the letter pei (פ), which means “mouth.” Informing Miriam and Aaron
The Biblical name of the month of Cheshvan is Bul, from “flood.” May we merit this month to a flood of the knowledge of God.
In Kabbalah, the left line is “short” at the bottom but “sweet” at the top – short and sweet. “Short,” 390 = 15 times 26.
Sukot is “the time of our joy” – our joy in God and God’s joy in us. God loves all of His creation but He