Rosh Chodesh Tevet

Rosh Chodesh Tevet 2020 / רֹאשׁ חודש טֵבֵת 5781 Rosh Chodesh Tevet (Beginning of new Hebrew month of Tevet) for Hebrew Year 5781 began on Tuesday, 15 December 2020 and ends at nightfall on Wednesday, 16 December 2020. Beginning of new Hebrew month of Tevet. Tevet is the 10th month of the Hebrew year. Corresponds to December or January on the Gregorian calendar Continue reading Rosh Chodesh Tevet

Mentioning “Mashiv Ha’Ruach”

We Begin Reciting “Mashiv Ha’Ruach”“Mashiv Ha’Ruach U’Morid Ha’Geshem” is a praise we recite to Hashem during the winter months within the “Mechayeh Ha’Metim” blessing of the Amidah as is printed in all Siddurim. We begin reciting “Mashiv Ha’Ruach U’Morid Ha’Geshem” in the Mussaf prayer of Simchat Torah (outside of Israel from Shemini Atzeret). This recitation does not constitute a request or plea for rain; rather, … Continue reading Mentioning “Mashiv Ha’Ruach”

Calendar Confusion

1Calendar ConfusionWritten by Todd D. BennettMarch 1, 2015 (Gregorian Date) The Scriptures tell us that “in the beginning” Elohim created the heavens and theearth. We then read about the creation of time known as a day, which then led to a sevenday period known as a week. Up to that point, both of these categories of time involve thesun as the sole determining factor of … Continue reading Calendar Confusion