The Mystical Month To Come

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IYAR 5780 (April 24 - May 23,2020)

 

1) "Jewish Astrology"
2) Calendar Reminders
3) Ascent Seminars & Shabbatons

 

1) "Jewish Astrology" (from Sefer HaYetzira)

Month

Sign

Letter

Tribe

Limb

sense

Sefirah Channel

Permutation of theName

2

Taurus

vav

Yissachar

right kidney

thought

Keter to Bina

Y.K.K.V.

"Ani, Hashem, Rofecha" - "I, G-d, am your healer"


2) CALENDAR REMINDERS

 

1 Iyar (April 25) Second day of Rosh Chodesh. Shabbat Tazriyah/Metsorah, Torah Reading: Lev. 12:1- 15:33; Num. 28:9-15; Haftorah: Isaiah 66:1-24 (for Rosh Chodesh); Pirkei Avot - Chapter 2.

2 Iyar (April 26) Tiferet sh'b'tiferet - Birth date of the Rebbe MaHaRash, the fourth Lubavitcher Rebbe

5 Iyar (April 29) The 72nd year of the declaration of Independence of the State of Israel

8 Iyar (May 1-26) Shabbat Achrei Mot/Kedoshim -Torah Reading: Leviticus 16:1-20:27; Pirkei Avot - Chapter 3

13 Iyar (May 7) Yahrzeit of Yisroel Aryeh Leib Schneerson (brother of the Lubavitcher Rebbe), buried in Zefat.

14 Iyar (May 7-8) 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 (Safed)

15 Iyar (May 8-9) Shabbat Emor, Torah Reading: Lev. 21:1-24:23, Haftorah: Ezek. 44:15-31; Pirkei Avot - Chapter 4

18 Iyar (May 11-12) 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 of which three year old boys get their first haircut and peyot shaping, preferably at Meron.

22 Iyar (May 15-16) Shabbat Behar/ Bechukotai, Torah Reading: Lev.25:1-27:34; Haftorah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14; Pirkei Avot - Chapter 5

28 Iyar (May 24) "Day of Jerusalem", the liberation of the Old City of Jerusalem in 1967

29 Iyar (May 22-23) Shabbat Bamidbar, Torah Reading: Num. 1:1-4:20; Haftorah: Shmuel I 20:18-42 (for Erev Rosh Chodesh).

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3) For Ascent Seminars & Shabbatons go to myascent.org

 

MAY YOU HAVE A HEALTHY MONTH OF IYAR!


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