Women’s Rosh Chodesh Prayers at Tel Shiloh

Next week we will be celebrating Rosh Chodesh Elul, which marks a month to Rosh Hashanah, the beginning of the Jewish Year. As has been my custom at least a decade I plan on praying at the Holy Site of Tel Shiloh, Shiloh Hakeduma, on Rosh Chodesh. Rosh Chodesh is …

9th of Av Yet Again

9th of Av In another two days is the Fast of the 9th of Av, when we must endure a 25 hour fast* to commemorate/remember the invasion/conquering of Jerusalem and destruction of both our Holy Temples. The 9th of Av is the saddest most tragic time in the Jewish Calendar. …