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The Month of Mazal

When the archenemy of the Jews, Haman, was drawing lots for an opportune time to wage his personal war against the Jews, he was delighted that the date of...

Does Judaism attach any significance to birthdays?

A Jewish birthday is a very auspicious day. Our sages tell us that on a person’s birthday his “mazel” is dominant. Indeed, according to...

Are there any customs associated with a birthday?

Firstly, we wish you a very happy birthday, or Yom Huledet Same'ach -- as it is said in Hebrew. The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Schneersohn,...