Tishrei 30 (Oct.6) First Day Rosh Chodesh
Cheshvan 1 (Oct.6-7) Second Day Rosh Chodesh.
Mar Cheshvan 3
(Oct. 9) Shabbat Noach: Torah Reading: Gen. 6:9-11:32; Haftorah: Isaiah 54:1-10
Cheshvan 7 (Oct.13) First day of prayers for rain in Israel (Outside of Israel
this is started on December 6th).
Mar Cheshvan 10 (Oct.15-16) Shabbat
Lech Lecha; Torah Reading: Gen. 12:1-17:27; Haftorah: Isaiah 40:27-41:16.
Cheshvan 11 (Oct. 17) Yahrzeit of our matriarch, Rachel Emeinu
Cheshvan 15 (Oct. 21) The Beginning of the Flood, 4328 years ago.
of Rabbi Leib, "the master of suffering"-the occasion of a major pilgrimage
to the Safed cemetery from all over the country.
Mar Cheshvan 17 (Oct.22-23)
Shabbat VaYera; Torah Reading: Gen. 18:1-22:24, Haftorah: Kings 4:1-37.
Cheshvan 24 (Oct. 29-30) Shabbat Chayei Sara; Torah Reading: Gen. 23:1-25:18,
Haftorah: Kings 1:1-1:31. Shabbat Mevarchim.
(Blessing of the New Moon).
Since this parasha tells the story of the burial
of the Matriarch Sara in Hevron, for many years now thousands of Jews spend this
Shabbat in Hevron to pray at the Cave of Machpeilah. From here comes the tradition
to call this Shabbat Shabbat Hevron.
Mar Cheshvan 27 (Nov.
2) End of the Flood 2307 BCE
Mar Cheshvan 29 (Nov. 4) Eve of Rosh
Chodesh Kislev (time to polish up the Chanukka Menorah!)
Ascent Seminars & Shabbatons
MAY WE FEEL THE SHOWERS OF BLESSING
IN OUR PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL LIFE!