The Mystical Month To Come

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Kislev 5779 (Nov.9-Dec.8)

 



Month

Sign

Letter

Tribe

Limb

sense

Sefirah Channel

Permutation of theName

9

Sagittarius

samech

Benjamin

stomach

sleep

chochmah to tiferet

V.Y.K.K.

"The Month of Lights"


CALENDAR REMINDERS


1 Kislev (Nov. 8-9) -Second day of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, The Month of Lights

2 Kislev (Nov.9-10) - Shabbat Toldot, Torah Reading: Gen.25:19-28:9, Haftorah: Malachi 1:1-2:7

9 Kislev (Nov. 16-17) -- Shabbat VaYetsei, Torah Reading: Gen.28:10-32:3, Haftorah: Hosea 12:13-14:10

16 Kislev (Nov.23-24)-- Shabbat VaYishlach, Torah Reading: Gen.32:4-36:43; Haftorah: Obadiah

19 Kislev (Nov.27) --Yahrzeit of Rabbi DovBer, the Maggid of Mezritch, successor to the Baal Shem Tov, founder of the Chassidic movement.
Liberation from Czarist prison of Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the founder of the Chabad Chassidic movement and a main successor to the Maggid.

23 Kislev (Nov.30-Dec.1) -- Shabbat VaYeshev, Shabbat Mevarchim (the blessing of the New Month) Torah Reading: Gen.37:1-40:23; Haftorah: Amos 2:6-3:8 (opening verse hints to sale of Yosef)

25 Kislev (Dec.2-3) -- We light the first Chanuka Light (on Sunday night)!

30 Kislev (Dec.7-8) Shabbat Mikeitz, Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Tevet and Shabbat Chanuka; Torah: Gen. 41:1-44:17; Numbers 28:9-15 (Rosh Chodesh) Ibid. 7:42-47. This Shabbat is unusual in that 3 Torah scrolls are taken from the ark and read from: one scroll for the weekly Parshah, a second scroll for the Rosh Chodesh reading, and a third scroll for the Chanukah reading.




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MAY YOU HAVE AN ILLUMINATING MONTH OF KISLEV!

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