Tevet – טֵבֵת

Below is a sneak peek of this content! Moon of Clarity (December/January)Tevet isa month to seek clarity on our path; even though the days are still short and the nights are long and dark. Basics Linear Month: 4Torah Month: 10Season: WinterHolidays:  HanukkahOfferings1: Symbols of Seeking and Light (Compasses, Maps, Candles), Hamsa, EyesElement2: Fire (אֵשׁ) within Water…

Kislev / כִּסְלֵו

Below is a sneak peek of this content! Moon of Dreaming (November/December)As the nights grow longer, we read many Torah portions about dreams and dreaming. In these long nights, take the time to dream and re-ignite your creativity. Basics Linear Month: 3Torah Month: 9Season: Autumn to WinterHolidays:  Hanukkah, SolsticeOfferings1: Combinations of Fire and Water or other…

Cheshvan / חֶשְׁוַן

Below is a sneak peek of this content! Moon of STILLNESS (October/November)The month that invites introspection to allow us to see what we may have forgotten along the way. Basics Linear Month: 2Torah Month: 8Season: AutumnHolidays:  NoneOfferings1: Salt Water, Olive Branches, Red String, Offerings at CrossroadsElement2: Air (רוּחַ) within Earth (עָפָר)Spiritual Focus3: Communal ResourcesNetivah: Mekonenet (מקננת)…

Tishrei / תִּשְׁרִי

Below is a sneak peek of this content! Moon of Gathering (September/October)It is the month where we gather our families, tribe, ancestors, and final harvest before winter. Basics Linear Month: 1Torah Month: 7Season: AutumnHolidays:  Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, Simchat TorahOfferings1:: Sweet Foods, Lulav & Etrog, WaterElement2: Air (רוּחַ) within Earth (עָפָר)Spiritual Focus3: Community…

Tishrei: Resources

Below is a sneak peek of this content! Tishrei:Hillel: Rosh Chodesh TishreiJHOM: Tishrei BasicsInner.org: TishreiTelshemesh: TishreiRitual Well: Tishrei Wiki: TishreiAish: TishreiDays of AweSacred-Text: Talmud of Jewish New YearsTelshemesh: Mystery of the Autumn High Holidays Ritual Well: Meditations on Days of Awe JewFAQ: Days of Awe Speaking of Faith: Days of Awe Rosh HashanahTelshemesh: Rosh HashanahOU: Rosh HashanahRitual Well: Rosh HashanahRitual…

Tishrei: Talking to the Dead

Below is a sneak peek of this content! Tishrei, the official head of the Jewish year is chock full of holidays. We have Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the Days of Awe, during which is also the Autumnal Equinox. Then we have Sukkot, Hoshanah Rabba, Shmini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah. This is the time of…

Shofar: Symbol of Tishrei

Below is a sneak peek of this content! The shofar is not only a symbol we all associate with Tishrei, but it’s also a symbol of Judaism.  Many of us only think about the shofar at the High Holy days, but in ancient times it was used regularly in religious rites. Blow the shofar at…

Tishrei: Lessons of Ephraim

Below is a sneak peek of this content! The tribe most commonly associated with the month of Tishrei is Ephraim. Ephraim is not a son of Jacob, but a son of Joseph. He is “adopted” by Jacob in Genesis 48:5, and they are given birth-right blessings. In a moment that reminds of Jacob stealing the birthright…