Jewish Religious Articles

Articles, information, and reference on the Jewish religion and Jewish people, Judaism, Israel, Jewish holidays, synagogues, etc.

Tisha B´Av Day

Tisha Bav

The Kabbalists tell us that the day Tisha B’av is the only day of the year when the force called Satan (our Ego, adversary, or internal opponent) governs for a period of 25 hours.

Month of Av

Mes de Av / Month of Av

The Hebrew month of Av (or Menachem-Av, the consoler of Av) is the fifth of the twelve months of the Jewish calendar. The name Av means “father.” It derives from the root which means to will or desire.

Bein HaMetzarim The Three Weeks

Bein Hametzarim Judaísmo

We call the three weeks that fall between the 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av (Saturday, July 16, 2022, to Saturday, August 6, 2022) the days of narrowness. From the sunset of Saturday, July 16, 2022, to Saturday, August 6, 2022, begins three weeks in which the Shechinah withdraws and the Light reaches us in its maximum intensity.

1st Day of Elul

1 elul

The sunset of August 28, 2022 (refers to the 1st of Elul) marks the first day of the rest of your life. We have here a method to materialize this concept. The most auspicious time to embark on a self-development program is the first day of the Hebrew month of Elul – Virgo.

Shabbat definition judaism

Shabat Significado / shabbat definition judaism

When the laws are learned profoundly and applied within a Jewish lifestyle, Halachah becomes not a restriction but a direction. And when coupled with the beauty of remembering, this pairing opens up a limitless world, a world of infinite depth and opportunity.