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The Month of Kislev according to Sefer Yetzirah – Kislev 5781

Kislev is the month of Chanukah, the only holiday in the Jewish calendar which spans, and hence connects, two months. Chanukah begins on the 25th day of the month of Kislev and concludes in the month of Tevet (either on the 2nd or 3rd, depending on the number of days in Kislev)...

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The Third Month: Being Beautiful – Kislev 5781

The energy of this new Hebrew month of Kislev, the third of the winter months, is the power of harmony. The number three is associated with Tiferet, the third of the seven emotional sefirot, reflected in our seven emotional faculties

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The Fateful Holocaust Secret – Kislev 5781

A mother who buried her Jewish identity, and her son’s astonishing quest to reclaim it.

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From Skinhead to Jew

The incredible, true story of Frank Meeink, former white supremacist who embarked on a path to fight hate and embrace his Jewish heritage.

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How To Remake Your Marriage – Kislev 5781

Join Rabbi Y.Y. Jacobson for The Ladies Talkshow interview where he gives practical tips on "How to Remake Your Marriage"

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Celebrate Chanukah – Kislev 5781

Find out all about Chanuka

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What is Yud Tes Kislev – Kislev 5780

The 19th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev is celebrated as the “Rosh Hashanah of Chassidism.” It was on this date, in the year 1798, that the founder of Chabad Chassidism, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi (1745–1812), was freed from his imprisonment in czarist Russia. More than a personal liberation, this was a watershed event in the history of Chassidism, heralding a new era in the revelation of the “inner soul” of Torah.

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Chanukah: The Dreidel’s Hidden Meanings – Kislev 5780

A very popular Jewish custom is to play dreidel on Chanukah. Adults together with children gather around the lights of the menorah, spinning to discover which letter falls on top. What is the deeper significance of this act, and what meaningful thoughts can we have in mind while playing dreidel this Chanukah? As we will see, by spinning the dreidel in front of the Chanukah lights, we are bridging the gap between the finite realm and the infinite.

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The Zodiac of Kislev – Kislev 5780

Learn the mystical dimension of the Jewish month embedded in its Hebrew name, mazal, tribe, attribute and more. The Hebrew zodiac for Kislev is “keshes” (bow and arrow), a.k.a. Sagittarius.

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How to Have A Great Marriage – Kislev 5780

What are the key elements to maintaining a strong and loving bond with your spouse?

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