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It Started with Moses

Earliest biblical calendar references go back to the book of Genesis, but as far as an exclusive Hebrew system is concerned, the first mention is found with instructions given to Moses at the time of the Exodus.    542 more words

Old Testament Studies

YAHRZEITS -- FEBRUARY, 2017, SH'VAT--ADAR, 5777

RAM’S HORN POLICY FOR LISTING YAHRZEIT MEMORIALS:!
Yahrzeit memorials are listed by consecutive Gregorian month, date, and year, if known, or at the beginning of the list for one calendar year following the date of passing. 135 more words

Ram's Horn

End of Adar -- A Time for Communal Work

The end of Adar, beginning on the 15th day of Adar, in days past was dedicated to public projects.  There were two categories of work being done.  698 more words

Jewish Thought

Joy and Sorrow, Hope and Fear

There’s an old joke: Two elderly women are at a Catskill mountain resort, and one of them says, ‘Boy, the food at this place is really terrible.’ The other one says, ‘Yeah, I know, and such small portions.’ That’s the essence of life —loneliness, misery, suffering, and unhappiness–and it’s all over much too quickly.” 825 more words

Chris and Christine

I haven’t posted in far too long, and don’t have time today, but this story called to be written, and I just couldn’t keep from writing it any longer. 1,745 more words

Islam

Purim: Vegan Hamantaschen

I seem to be on a desserts stretch the past few posts during Adar 1 & 2! With Purim starting in a couple of days, I assume people are busy preparing their mishloach manot. 210 more words

Vegan