Holidays

Hush!: The Month of Cheshvan

Now is the time to reflect and integrate the spiritual insights gleaned from the holiday season.

The Hum of the Universe: The Month of Tishrei

According to the Jewish mystics, everything in the world is singing.

Seasons of the Moon: Tammuz – The Burning of the Torah

Where one burns books one will in the end burn people.

Seasons of the Moon: Sivan - Hearing is Believing

Why do we say, "Hear O Israel!" rather than "See O Israel"?

Seasons of the Moon: Iyar – The Power of Connectivity

A mystical look at the meaning of this Jewish month.

Q&A: The Jewish Calendar

Why is it different and what is its significance?

Cheshvan: Turning the Bitter into Greatness

The spiritual growth we’ve harnessed this past month is available throughout the year.

Cheshvan: Facing the Ordinary

Now is the time to put into action all the hopes, prayers and resolutions we made at the start of the Jewish New Year.

Elul: The Time for Closeness

With only 30 days left in the year, Elul is a time of yearning, forgiveness and return.

The Jewish Year

Using the 12 months of the Hebrew calendar as a map for personal growth.

The Choice of Adar

Purim teaches us to appreciate the world's awesome beauty, amidst so much chaos and horror.

Shvat: Filling the Bucket

The spiritual significance of the month of Shvat.

The Incredible Month of Tishrei

Looking at the world from its inner spiritual core outward.

Sivan: The Mystical Power of Three

At Sinai we moved above and beyond, where the whole truth dwells.

Tammuz: Forces of Nature

What can happen when we see everything as being fully within our grasp and under our control.

The Radiance of Iyar

The power of turning the bitter into sweet, sickness into healing.

Av: Disaster and Consolation

The same covenant that promises suffering, promises redemption.

Tevet: Lost in Translation

Tevet is a time of return and redefinition.

Kislev: United Colors of the Rainbow

Each of us has to fight off darkness in his or her own way.

Nissan: Blossoms of Redemption

The month that moves us out of being enslaved to our egos.

The Autumn Triad

How the High Holiday season actually culminates with Chanukah.

The Bitter Month

Cheshvan is when darkness reigns, yet growth begins deep beneath the surface.

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