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The Letter of Connection

Every moon cycle has a Hebrew letter associated with it. For the month of Iyar, it is the vav, the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. The vav is a connector letter. When the vav is placed in front of any word, it is the Hebrew equivalent of the English article “and.” For example, “v’ [...]

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This Day Counts!

Every day counts. That’s obvious, really. A cliché, even. But counting every day of this month is the focus of the Iyar moon, which hangs in the sky April 23 through May 21. Iyar celebrates the everyday miracle of being alive (!) There are times when you know, without any doubt, that a miracle has [...]

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