Biblical Time – Elul

A very special time is quickly approaching; but for much of the world, it will just pass them by as ordinary days. We are in the closing days of the fifth Biblical month, the month of Av. In a few days we will begin the month of Elul, the sixth Biblical month.

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The Haftarah Portions

Beginning this week with Torah portion Mattot there is a change in the Haftarah readings. The Haftarah is a selection from the Prophets that generally corresponds to at least one…

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