Motzei Shabbos VaYechi: Yahrtzeit of the B’Nei Yissoschor

A gitte voch! This previous Shabbos was the yuhrtzait of the hailige B’Nei Yissoschor. In many kehillos it is the minhag not to say Tachanun because of this. B’H, the yuhrtzait fell out on Shabbos this year so there could be no problems brought by those who dislike skipping Tachanun. Just in short, I sawContinue reading “Motzei Shabbos VaYechi: Yahrtzeit of the B’Nei Yissoschor”

Wonders of Chanukah: Erev Chanukah 5781

A gitten erev Yom Tov! We’re entering Chanukah this evening (either lighting at shkiah or after one tzeis or another). There are so many inyonim tied into this incredibly holy time of year there’s no end to what could be written, even if the sea was the ink and the heavens made of parchment, andContinue reading “Wonders of Chanukah: Erev Chanukah 5781”