The Tu B’shvt Seder: Insights into Living and Drawing down Blessings

The Tu B’shvt Seder: Insights into Living and Drawing down Blessings By Ariella Bracha Waldinger The festival of Tu B’Shvt, the “New Year of the Trees,” began at sundown on Tuesday, Feb. 3rd, 2015. The original purpose of Tu B’Shvt was solely related to the land of Israel and its laws of tithing fruit and orlah... Continue Reading →

“If I Forget Thee, O Yerushalayim”

Today we are celebrating the little known and even less observed, but tremendously important holiday of Yom Yerushalayim, in honor of the reunification in 1967 of our Holy City after our exile from it in 1948. There are a tremendous amount of resources, both articles and videos to help you understand the great miracles that... Continue Reading →

Celebrate Yom Yerushalayim

Yom Yerushalayim the day that commemorates the re-unification of Jerusalem following 2000 years of foreign rule that prevented us from praying at our most Holiest site-- The Temple Mount and Kotel-- is on the 28th of Iyar 5773 (8th of May  2013). After the fierce fighting of the 6-Day War, soldiers entered the Gates of... Continue Reading →

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