Cheshvan

About the Month of Marcheshvan – Cheshvan 5780

MarCheshvan (sometimes called Cheshvan) is the second month of the Jewish calendar counting from Rosh Hashanah (the eighth month from Nisan). Cheshvan is the only month that does not have any holidays or special mitzvot. We are taught that it is “reserved” for the time of Moshiach, who will inaugurate the Third Temple in the month of Cheshvan

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Women on Marcheshvan – Cheshvan 5780

Appreciating the month of Cheshvan from different women's perspectives...

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The Zodiac of Cheshvan – Cheshvan 5780

Learn the mystical dimension of the Jewish month embedded in its Hebrew name, mazal, tribe, attribute and more. The Hebrew zodiac for Cheshvan is “akrav” (scorpion), a.k.a. Scorpio.

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The Liberating Power of Dance – Cheshvan 5780

Dance manifests our natural internal movement. When we freeze up, we muzzle and shackle our inner spirit. When we break out into an unbridled dance, with our hands waving free and our bodies unchained, our inherent inner rhythm is liberated and comes gushing forth. So when you feel constrained or stifled, consider dancing.

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Rare Kindness: Kidney Donor Donates Liver – Cheshvan 5780

Among a handful of dual-organ donors, New Jersey rabbi saves a man’s life

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Operation Exodus: The Chabad Effort that Saved 1800 Iranian Jewish Children – Cheshvan 5780

Forty years after the Iranian Revolution, recalling an unlikely and unheralded story

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Resources for the Hebrew Month of Cheshvan – Cheshvan 5779

Check out "articles for Jewish Mother's Day - the 11th of Cheshvan", "the Month of Cheshvan according to Sefer Yetzirah - the Book of Formation", "Rays of Light from Rebbe Yisrael Ruzhin, whose yahzeit is the 3rd of Cheshvan" and more

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The Jewish Month of Marcheshvan – Cheshvan 5779

This is the time to take the inspiration and all that we gained in the month of Tishrei and integrate it into our lives.

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The Last Jew – Cheshvan 5779

On the seventh day of Cheshvan, fifteen days after the conclusion of the festival [of Sukkot, the Jews of the Holy Land] begin to pray for rain. This is to allow the very last Jew to reach the Euphrates River. (Talmud, Taanit 10a)

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Why This Jewish Billionaire Keeps Shabbat – Cheshvan 5779

Adam Neumann, 38, is a young billionaire and considered one of the world’s most promising Israeli business men. Adam told Yediot Acharonot that he’s been keeping Shabbat with his wife and 5 children these past 2 years.

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