Teves

The History of Hanukkah They Didn’t Teach You in Hebrew School – Teves 5782

Delving into the history of Hanukkah to understand the deeper meaning of the holiday.

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The Month of Tevet and Practical Steps to Dealing With Anger – Teves 5782

Feelings of jealousy and anger are indicators of a need for greater connection with ourselves and G‑d. The inner work of Tevet asks us to be grateful for what we have—to take responsibility for what shows up in our lives, and work on forgiving and opening our hearts. Our freedom lies in moving from being reactive to being able to make conscious, heart-centered responses in the face of challenge.

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The Highest Ranking Elected Orthodox Jewish Woman in U.S. History – Teves 5782

Striding through the halls of the Maryland House of Delegates, 29-year-old Dalya Attar is an anomaly: the highest-ranking elected Shabbat-observant female in U.S. history.

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When G-d Gives You Lemons, You Have to Figure Out How to Make Lemonade – Teves 5782

Meet from Australia, Minna Lederberger, a double amputee, and Shelley Kline, a 48-year-old Melbourne mother of three, diagnosed with Uveitis, an auto immune disease when she was eight and from which she eventually lost her sight in the eye.

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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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