I've Always Wondered
What Is Shabbat HaHodesh? Originally Published April 5-6, 2019.

The last of four special Shabbatot before Passover, Shabbat Hahodesh falls on the Shabbat before the month of Nisan begins, or else - as this year - it falls on the first day of Nisan when that day is Shabbat. The special maftir aliyah reading comes from Shemot 12:1-20, from Parashat Bo, and it describes […]

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