Religious beliefs and practices

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Month of Nisan

Rosh Jodesh Nisan

In the Hebrew calendar, the month of Nisan marks not only the beginning of the astrological year but also the celebration of Passover. During this month, Jews commemorate the exodus from Egypt and the liberation of their people. The lamb is the animal that symbolizes this holiday and it is believed that during this month, the wealth that will be had throughout the year flows.

12 Days of Aries

12 Days of Aries

As we enter Aries season we are presented with a unique opportunity to shape our own destiny for the coming year. According to the 16th-century Kabbalist Arizal each of the first twelve days of Aries corresponds to the twelve months of the year and exerts a direct influence on them.

Things you did not know about Lent

Miércoles de Ceniza / Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday represents spiritual renewal and food abstinence is suggested, which doubles the consumption of fish and seafood. Lent also offers surprising health benefits, such as a decrease in cholesterol and obesity in North America. But Lent is not only about reflection and penance, some of the biggest carnivals in the world take place during these 40 days.

What is Tu BiShvat?

B Shvat según la Cábala / Tu B´Shvat according to Kabbalah

Connect with the power of the Tree of Life on Tu BiShvat. This holiday is an opportunity to ask Hashem that we, too, bear sweet and good fruit in the New Year of the Trees. According to the Zohar, the physical manifestation of this is that many trees begin bearing fruit from Tu BiShvat.

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