Rosh Chodesh Sh’vat 5781

It is now Rosh Chodesh Sh’vat! A gitten choidesh everyone! The Zohar HaKodosh teaches us that on Rosh Chodesh all the gates to Shomayim are open, and the Arizal teaches we receive an extra nefesh just like Shabbos as well. In the Zohar HaKodosh Parshas Chayei Soroh it states there are two times when theContinue reading “Rosh Chodesh Sh’vat 5781”

Yom Rosh Chodesh I Tammuz 5780

A git choidesh! Today is the first day of Rosh Chodesh Tammuz, 30 Sivan. It says in the Mogen Avrohom on Hilchos Rosh Chodesh that according to the Midrash, Rosh Chodesh was supposed to be a monthly Yom Tov mamesh, no melochos (labors) permitted and all the same halochos as any other Yom Tov. However,Continue reading “Yom Rosh Chodesh I Tammuz 5780”

Lail Rosh Chodesh I Tammuz 5780

A git choidesh! We have entered Chodesh Tammuz now, though it is a two day Rosh Chodesh so we’re not officially in Tammuz until second day Rosh Chodesh. This can be seen as a hard month, due to the fact we must commemorate the beginning of the conquer of Yerushalayim, which then led to theContinue reading “Lail Rosh Chodesh I Tammuz 5780”