Teves

The Zodiac of Tevet – Teves 5781

Learn the mystical dimension of the Jewish month embedded in its Hebrew name, mazal, tribe, attribute and more. The Hebrew zodiac for Tevet is ‘gedi’ (goat) aka Capricorn. With Rabbi Aaron L Raskin

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Maimonides: The Rambam – Teves 5781

The Rambam's yahrzeit is 20 Teves. The most renowned of the Jewish medieval scholars, Maimonides indelibly changed the face of Judaism. Read about his scholarship and achievements, and the modern-day global campaign to incorporate his teachings into every Jew’s daily study schedule.

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Saved by an Arab Angel – Teves 7581

I will never forget that night, five years ago, when my husband and I almost died. It was an event of pure terror coupled with the deepest faith in G‑d. Even now, so many years later, tears come to my eyes when I speak about it.

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Song of Triumph – Teves 5781

Through her husband’s battle for his life, composer Sarah Dukes sings of faith and courage

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Losing 500 Pounds: Confessions of a Compulsive Eater – Teves 5780

Yechezkel, a 65-year-old Chicago native, says he was born a compulsive overeater. At his top weight of more than 700 pounds (318 kilos), he wanted to die.

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Disabled IDF Soldier Broke Marathon Record with Prosthetic Leg – Teves 5780

Eitan Hermon lost a leg in the Second Lebanon War and was told he'd never run again.

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11 Facts About the Month of Tevet Every Jew Should Know – Tevet 5780

Find out some very interesting facts about the month of Tevet...

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Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi: the Alter Rebbe – Tevet 5780

Few luminaries in Jewish history, particularly in modern times, have made as lasting and profound a contribution to our spiritual heritage as Rabbi Shneur Zalman, who passed away on 24 Teves His works embrace the entire spectrum of Jewish thought—mysticism, philosophy, psychology, ethics, and law—and represent an expression of unparalleled creative genius.

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What Is Asarah B’Tevet (Tevet 10)? – Tevet 5780

On Asarah B'Tevet, the 10th day of the Jewish month of Tevet, in the year 3336 from Creation (425 BCE), the armies of the Babylonian emperor Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Jerusalem. Asarah B'Tevet (this year, January 7, 2020) is observed as a day of fasting, mourning and repentance.

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The Circle Maker: Creating A More Inclusive World – Teves 5779

Meet Bassie Shemtov, Founder of The Friendship Circle

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