Unmasking Purim

Adar is a season to celebrate the hidden or masked miracles. Adar means “strength” and the associated letter is the kuf, which symbolizes the masquerade. A parallel was drawn in the story of Purim in the book of Esther when a miracle happened and God was not even mentioned. (The root of Esther in Hebrew […]

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A Different Kind of Time

Our Gregorian calendar has served us well with organizing time, but has disconnected us from the natural rhythms the rest of creation follows. The Hebrew calendar is a lunisolar calendar meaning that the months follow the moon but also account for the solar year and seasons. The days also start at sunset rather than sunrise.

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