Will the Real Equinox(+60) Please Stand Up?

Why do we annually begin saying ותן טל ומטר on Dec. 4th or 5th when the Talmud and Shulchan Aruch say otherwise?

Advertisements

Bilaam’s Star Prophecy

“A star shall come forth from Jacob”. Let the meaning hidden in this verse shine forth better with modern astronomy…

Creating the World… Again…

The Holy One Blessed be He was building worlds and destroying them, creating worlds and destroying them, until He created these…

The First Festival of Light

Chanukah is often referred to as the Festival of Light(s). But it is not the first Festival of Light in the world, as the Talmud tells us.