The Fear Fix: solutions for every child's moments of worry, panic and fear. Sarah Chana Radcliffe demonstrates tapping, a simple technique designed to deal with anxiety and fear
About 500 years ago, the Kabbalists revealed the deeper meaning of Tu B'Shvat. They taught that Tu B'Shvat is an opportune time for rectifying the transgression of Adam and Eve. Amazingly, just through the simple act of eating fruit during the Tu B'Shvat festive dinner, we are able to contribute to this cosmic repair ("tikkun").
According to Kabbalah, every month in the Hebrew calendar was created by means of one of the letters of the alef-bet. Here, we delve into the mysteries of the letter tzadik, which is the source of the month of Shevat.
The astral sign (mazal) of Shvat (or Shevat), the fifth month of the Hebrew year, is the bucket, corresponding to the sign of Aquarius. A bucket is just an ordinary container made to hold water, but in Judaism water has enormous spiritual symbolism. Along with earth, air and fire, it is one of "the four elements." Let us look at them one by one.
Not a second of my day goes by that I don’t miss my husband, but each day I try to focus on choosing happiness.
It’s very difficult to remember the pain, but I know how important it is to share these stories.
On 22 Shevat in the year 5748 (1988), the Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson passed away. In the days and weeks that followed, it became clear just how central she was to the life work of her illustrious husband, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.
Learn the mystical dimension of the Jewish month embedded in its Hebrew name, mazal, tribe, attribute and more. The Hebrew zodiac for Shevat is “d’li” (bucket), a.k.a. Aquarius
The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar—celebrated this year on Monday, February 10, 2020—is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. Commonly known as Tu Bishvat, this day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.
Can a rabid white supremacist, neo-Nazi, Ku Klux Klan leader change? TM Garret, a German-American who used to fit all those labels, says yes.
As a young man he sported skinhead tattoos. As a 44-year-old grandfather, he is a champion of peace and human rights who sometimes wears a yarmulke when visiting synagogues.