The Mystical Month To Come

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IYAR 5784 ( May 9 - June 6, 2024)



"In I am the L-rd, your healer"

 

 

1) "Jewish Astrology"
2) Calendar Reminders


1) "Jewish Astrology" (from Sefer HaYetzira)

Month

Sign

Letter

Tribe

Limb

sense

Sefirah Channel

Permutation of the Name

2

Taurus

vav

Yissachar

right kidney

thought

Keter to Bina

Y.K.K.V


2) CALENDAR REMINDERS


1 Iyar (May 9) -- Second day Rosh Chodesh

2 Iyar (May 10) Tiferet sh'b'tiferet - Birthday of the Rebbe MaHaRash, the fourth Lubavitcher Rebbe; yahrzeit of Chasidic masters Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk and Rabbi Shmuel-Shmelke of Nicholsburg

3 Iyar (May 11) - Shabbat Kedoshim, Torah Reading: Lev.19:1-20:27, Haftorah Ez. 20:2-20
Pirkei Avot Chapter 2

5 Iyar (May 12-13) -- Memorial Day for Israel's fallen soldiers

6 Iyar (May 14) - (Postponed) Independence Day- The seventy sixth anniversary of the declaration of the State of Israel

10 Iyar (May 17-18) -- Shabbat Emor, Torah Reading: Lev.21:1-24:23, Haftorah: Ezek.44:15-31 -
Pirkei Avot - Chapter 3

14 Iyar (May 22) -- A biblical Holiday. You don't know which one? Look it up! - Numbers 9:1-14.
The Yahrzeit celebrations of the great Mishnaic Sages, Rabbi Meir Ba'al HaNes (Tiberias) and of Rabbi Yehuda bar Ila'ie (Zefat)

17 Iyar (May 24-25) -- Shabbat Behar, Torah Reading: Lev.25:1-26:2; Haftarah: Jeremiah 32:6-27
Pirkei Avot - Chapter 4
Yahrzeit of Yisroel Aryeh Leib Schneerson (brother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe), buried in Zefat.

18 Iyar (May 25-26) -- Lag B'Omer, Hod sh'b'hod- The Yahrzeit of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the seminal kabbalist and sage of the Mishna, buried in Meron, whose mystical teachings are the basis of the Zohar. Also the day on which the plaque ceased that took the lives of 24,000 of the students of Rabbi Akiva. A day of great rejoicing and the day on which three year old boys get their first haircut and peyot shaping, preferably at Meron.

24 Iyar (May 31-June 1) -- Shabbat Bechukotai-Torah Reading: Lev. 26:3-27:34; Haftorah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14
Pirkei Avot - Chapter 5.
Shabbat Chazak -- (calling out" Chazak! Chazak! V'nit'chazayk!" after the reading of the concluding verse of one of the five books of the Torah)

28 Iyar (June 5) -- Jerusalem Liberation Day

3) For Ascent Seminars & Shabbatons go to http://www.myascent.org/

 

MAY YOU HAVE A HEALTHY MONTH OF IYAR!

 

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