The month of Kislev witnesses the manifestation of two states of faith, one active and one passive (bitachon, trust). The miracle of Chanukah shows the active confidence of the Chashmonaim (Maccabim) in their ability to rise and fight against the Hellenistic empire and its culture.
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Scorpio is known by the Hebrew name Akrav and the Aramaic name Cheshvan (in some sources it is also called Mar-Jeshvan, meaning bitter). Since the letters of the name Cheshvan (Jet-Shin-Vav-Nun) are similar to those of the Hebrew word cheshvon, meaning bead, they serve as a sign of the internal beads that the person must keep this month.
Once upon a time, there was a prophet named Jonah. God sent Jonah to warn the Ninevites that their persistent selfishness would lead to their ruin. However, Jonah was a disobedient young man. Foolishly, he went in the opposite direction when he heard God’s instructions, got into a boat, and set sail.