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Month 4 – Tammuz:  A Season of Judgement; A Call to Repentance

Tammuz is the fourth month on the Hebrew calendar.  It is considered a season of Judgment and Exile. This season includes all of Tammuz and half of next month, the month of Av.

There are six references to Tammuz (or the fourth month) in the Bible: (more…)


Preparing for Yom Kippur: 40 Days of Repentance, Part 1

Alignment, Fall FeastsHow would you characterize the month of August?  How about September?  Or January?  Just like the Gregorian calendar in which each month reminds us of the season and a mood, the Hebrew sages have determined the spiritual seasons of the year.

The Hebrew month of Elul is considered the start of the “Season of Repentance.”  This season extends 40 days, from Elul 1 to Tishrei 10, the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur).  (more…)