Category: Chabad

  • Hanukkah

    חֲנֻכָּה‬ The Hebrew word Hanukkah means “dedication.” We celebrate Hanukkah each year during the eight days from Kislev 25 through Tevet 2 (Evening of Dec 2 through evening of Dec 10th) to remember the re-dedication of the Holy Temple after it was recovered from the Syrian-Greeks during the second century BCE. The Holy Land had […]

  • Shema Israel

    Shema Israel

    Cover you eyes with your right hand and say: Recite the following verse in an undertone: Shema Yisrael The first, pivotal, words of the Shema are, in the original Hebrew: שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל יְהוָה אֱלֹהֵינוּ יְהוָה אֶחָֽד׃‬, which can be transliterated: Sh’ma Yisra’el, YHVH ‘eloheinu, YHVH ‘eḥad. Rabbinic Judaism teaches that the Tetragrammaton (י-ה-ו-ה), YHVH, is […]

  • Ayin Bet Shemot

    Ayin Bet Shemot

    Orden Nombre Letras Valor nominal en Guematría Características 1 vav he vav 17 Arrepentimiento, hacer Teshuvah. Borra el pasado. Regreso al momento de la Creación. 2 yud lamed yud 50 Protección contra la muerte. Resuelve problemas psíquicos. Acerca la redención. 3 samej yud tet 79 Hacer milagros. 4 ayin lamed mem(sofit) 140 Quitar malos pensamientos. […]

  • Parsha Bereishis – פָּרָשָׁה בְּרֵאשִׁית בְּרֵאשִׁית בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים אֵת הַשָּׁמַיִם וְאֵת הָאָֽרֶץ In the beginning of God’s creation of the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1–6:8 פָּרָשָׁה בְּרֵאשִׁית Rashi comments: בראשית: אמר רבי יצחק לא היה צריך להתחיל [את] התורה אלא (שמות יב ב) מהחודש הזה לכם, שהיא מצוה ראשונה שנצטוו [בה] ישראל, ומה טעם פתח בבראשית, משום (תהלים קיא […]

  • Adam & Eve, a new twist to an old story…

    B”H Here is a proposal for a partial transcription of a very interesting audio conference by Rabbi Manis Friedman, entitled: A New Twist To An Old Story Please listen to the audio in the original Chabad page: Transcription begins at minute 15:49: So here is how Chassidus completes the picture and gives us the […]