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The Hebrew months of Adar and Iyar correspond roughly to March and May.
The first of the four Parshios (sections) tread during (or near) Adar. It reminds us (as it did in the times of the Beis hamikdash) to give half shekels for the karbanos of the new year.
This month is associated with joy and miracles. The tamud says that this is a very good time ("mazal") for Yidden.
The Yahrtzeit of Moshe Rabbeinu. In the Chabad tradition this was a day commemorated by the Rebbe alone, only after becoming the Rebbe.
9 ADAR 2.
The day the previous rebbe (RAYATZ) arrived in New York in 1940.
This is the second of "The four parshiyos (sections)" read this month. It deals with erasing Amalek and is always read the shabbos before Purim.
When there is an extra ADAR, the first ADAR has a "miniature Purim".
Taanis (the fast of) Esther.
The holiday that celebrates the Jews miraculous survival of Haman's evil plot.
Parshas Ki Sisa
Parshas Ki Sisa.
The third of "the four Parshiyos". It reminds us of the red heifer. This is read the Shabbos before Shabbos HaChodesh.
This is the last of "the four Parshiyos" . It reminds us of the Korbon Pesach (Paschal offering). It is read the last Shabbos in ADAR or on Rosh Chodesh NISSAN.
The Rebbetzin (Chaya Mushka)'s birthday.
This date is the Yahrtzeit of the Rebbe RASHAB (fith Rebbe), and his son's (The frierdike' Rebbe's) ascent to leadership of Chabad Chassidim.
The Rebbe's birthday!
The Tzemach Tzeded passed away 13 Nissan in 5626/ 1866
Welcome to our Pesach section. We have both an introductory lecture series (numbered classes) and intermediate to advanced classes (textual analysis).
The second month of the calender year. It is the first month after our exodus and is unique in having a Mitzva through it's entirety- Sefiras HaOmer. There is a message of Teshuva and healing in this pre Mattan (The Giving of the) Torah month.
The birthday of the Rebbe Mahara''sh (b. 5594/1834 d.5643/1882).
On this day Rabbi Akiva's students stopped (interrupted their) dying, and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yocahi was Nistalek (passed away).
Leaving Har Sinai and the aftermath.
Special Days in the Spring Calendar
Classes for special days in the Spring Calendar such as Rosh Chodesh, birthdays and yartzheits.
Classes analyzing the parshas that fall in the Spring period (Adar - Iyar).