Unique Astrological Times

The Hebrew Calendar provides for 12 Unique Periods during the Year. The Sages also provide meditations, and Kavenot to use during these and other unique Astrological Periods. Click on the links below to learn more about each period

Most Hebrew People who do not study Kabbalah, perceive the New Year as the Holiday of Rosh Hashana. The actual New Year starts with Rosh Chodesh Nissan. Each of these months start much earlier for people. People need to prepare themselves in advance of the potential new year (Month - Chodesh of Nissan) and the actual New Year (Month - Chodesh of Tishrai) which is the Holiday of Rosh HaShanah. To learn more about these issues read each item below.

Preparation for the Tishrai Holidays

The preparation for the Tishrai Holidays commences on Rosh Chodesh Tammuz which includes the energy of the beginning of the three week period starting on the 17th day of Tammuz. Here is the link to bring you to recordings and hand outs about Tammuz

Click to scroll down to the Recording of Rosh Chodesh Tammuz 5773

  • Days of Awe (First Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday of the Year)

  • Yom Kippur

  • Succoth - Holiday of Booths or How to avoid Anti-Semitism for the year

  • Zohar Tzav Section 16 explaining about Hoshana Raba

  • Shemeinei Atzeret and Simchat Torah

  • Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan

  • Hilula of Rachel Imeinu on 11th of Cheshvan
  • Rosh Chodesh Kislev

  • Kislev Handout 5774
  • Kislev Handout 5773
  • Kislev Handout 5772

  • Chanukah

  • Chanukah Handout

  • NER Yichud - Chanukah Handout - 2

  • NER Yichud - Chanukah Handout - 3

  • Chanukah Handout - for Baruch - Blessing

  • Chanukah - Kavenot for the 25th day of Kislev

  • Chanukah - Kavenot for the 26th day of Kislev - Second Candle

  • Chanukah - Kavenot for the 27th day of Kislev - Third Candle

  • Chanukah - Kavenot for the 28th day of Kislev - Fourth Candle

  • Chanukah - Kavenot for the 29th day of Kislev - Fifth Candle

  • Chanukah - Kavenot for the 30th day of Kislev - Sixth Candle

  • 30th of Kislev is Rosh Chodesh Alef Tevet. It is recommended that you also use the first link under Rosh Chodesh Tevet below.

  • Chanukah - Kavenot for the First day of Tevet - Seventh Candle

  • Chanukah - Kavenot for the 2nd day of Tevet - Eight Candles - Zot Chanukah

  • Rosh Chodesh Tevet

  • Tevet Handout 5775 - Evening Dec 21 to Sundown Dec 22 2014 - 30th of Kislev
  • Tevet Handout 5774
  • Tevet Handout 5773
  • Tevet Handout 5772

  • Recordings for Chodesh Tevet

  • Rosh Chodesh Tevet Recording for 5776

  • Preparation for the Period of Shovvavim

  • Shovvavim שובבים Shovvavim Handout

  • Rosh Chodesh Shvat

  • Rosh Chodesh Shevat 5777 Preparation

  • Ritual of Study the Manna - Parasha Beshalach

  • Ritual of Study for the Chapter of Manna - Exodus Chapter 16 - Verses 4 - 36 - Parasha Beshalach

  • Holdiay of Tu BeShevat

  • Tu BeShevat - New Year for the Tree
  • Tu BeShevat - New Year for the Tree Part 2

  • Shabbat Shekalim

  • Shabbat Shekalim - - - Donation of a 1/2 Shekel or Chatzi Shekel to the upkeep of the Temple - Learn How to take a Census.
  • HaShekel Class Recording from 2016

  • Recording for Spring and Summer Holiday Preparation

  • Spring Summer Holiday Preparation Class 1 Year 5775 - Shekalim Recorded 2 15 2015
  • Spring Summer Holiday Preparation Class 1 Year 5774 - Shekalim Recorded 3 2 2014
  • What are the 3 weeks about?
  • Rosh Chodesh Adar

  • Kabbalistic Information about the month of Adar for the year 5777

  • Preparation for the Spring Holidays

  • Preparation for the Holidays of Purim - Pesach - The Omer - Shavuot

  • Rosh Chodesh Adar

  • Zion Adar - Hilula for Moshe Rabeinu

  • Shabbat Zachor

  • Holiday of Purim

  • Pesach Cleaning Procedure

  • Pesach Cleaning Procedure - Part 2

  • Shabbat Para Aduma - Removing Death Forever - Prior to the new year

  • Shabbat HaChodesh - Declaring the New Moon

  • Shabbat HaChodesh - Taking Control of the Year by Taking control of the Astrological Influences

  • First Days of Nissan

  • Rosh Chodesh Nissan

  • Blessing of the Trees - First spiritual action in Nissan

  • Shabbat HaGadol - Is it tradition? or is it an energy we have forgotten the meaning?

  • Parasha of Tazria and Metzora when ever it occurs either in Adar or Nissan. Read the 11 verses in the hand out from the Ayin Harah Protection Shield Link next.

  • Ayin Harah Protection Shield

  • Pesach

    It is our intent to add a Hagadah at this location later.

    Rosh Chodesh Iyar

  • Rosh Chodesh Iyar - Healing + Second Chances
  • Pesach Sheini - Our spiritual second chance
  • Lag B'Omer is a unique astrological event due to the specific Spherot that is connected through the counting of the Omer on this day. The Mekubalim usually stay up with an all night study similar to the All Night study of Shavuot. This is because the counting of Hod S'B'Hod has all of the manifestation of the light of the Torah without any of the negativity associated with the physical world after the "Sin" of Adam and Eve. Here are links to assist you in this study.

  • Preparation for Lag B'Omer

  • This is the Holiday of Lag B'Omer (33rd of the Omer). Bar Be Que's and Bonfires take place all over Israel. It is good to read the Idra Zuta section of the Zohar and if possible to stay up all night. Tune in to the special study that will take place on our video conference and conference call systems both Saturday evening 10 PM PDT and Sunday morning at 10:30 AM PDT

    Here are 2 links to material to use during your Lag B'Omer study

  • Study Material for Lag B'Omer prepared by Rachmiel Chaim Drizin
  • Study Material for Lag B'Omer prepared by Daily Zohar.com. This includes Idra Zuta in Aramaic and a translation. This is the traditional all night study material used by the Mekubalim on Lag B'Omer.

  • Study Material - Stories for Lag BeOmer

  • Rainbow Day and Yom Yerushalem Preparation

  • Rosh Chodesh Sivan

  • Blog for Rosh Chodesh Sivan 5777

  • Shavuot

    Study Material for Shavuot

  • Zohar Reading for the Night of Shavuot - Part 1 - Prologue
  • Zohar Reading for the Night of Shavuot - Part 2 - Jewels
  • Shavuot - Pentecost
  • Shavuot - Mt Sinai - Immortality - Part 1
  • Shavuot - Mt Sinai - Immortality- Part 2
  • Breslov Shavuot Study Material - Rabbi Nachman on Shavuot
  • Tikkun for the Night of Shavuot
  • Meditations for Shavuot Evening as Well as the Mikva Meditations
  • Shavuot From Kosher Torah
  • Shavuot From Avraham Sutton - Power Pack
  • Shavuot From Avraham Sutton - Power Pack - Parable
  • Erev Holiday Shavuot

  • Shavuot Prayer for Children - HaShela Prayer - Hebrew and Transliteration
  • Per the teachings of the ARI, Staying up all night on Erev Shavuot and studying the material in this link will bring the student to a level of consciousness that will provide a chaos free life between Shavuot and Rosh Hashana

    Rosh Chodesh Tammuz

  • Rosh Chodesh Tammuz 5777 Blog

  • Recording of Rosh Chodesh Tammuz 5773 Connection

  • 3 Week Period

  • Deeper Insights to 3 week period

  • Deeper Insights to 3 week period - Sefirot

  • Deeper Insights to 3 week period - Communal Mourning
  • Deeper Insights to 3 week period - 3 Weeks Info
  • Tikun Chatzot - during 3 Weeks only say Tikun Rachel during the late afternoon. Do not say Tikun Leah
  • Tikun Chatzot - English Only - during 3 Weeks only say Tikun Rachel during the late afternoon. Do not say Tikun Leah

  • 3 Week Meditations - Print Version

  • When Israel is in an active physical war, this is a good thing to say.

  • Battle Prayer for when Israel is involved with an actual physical war.

  • Rosh Chodesh Av

  • Rosh Chodesh Av 5777 Blog
  • Rosh Chodesh Av 5776 Event
  • Tisha B'Av - 9th of Av

  • Writings / Teachings of the ARI - Rabbi Isaac Luria

  • Preparation for Tisha B'Av

  • 7 weeks of Comfort
    Shabbat Nachamu Precedes Tu B'Av - Chag Zvug or Day of Love

    For those interested in learning about the New Year Kabbalistically

  • 5774 The year ahead תשעד - YR of PEACE
  • 5773 the year i did not have time to develop the tzerufim and permute the word that is the spelling of the year.

  • 5772 The year ahead תשעב
  • See for yourself what was said about last year before the year startred תשעא