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  Encyclopedia: Tenth of Tevet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From dawn to dusk there is no food or drink, to mourn for the time ancient Babylonia laid siege to ancient Jerusalem marking the beginning of the end, and eventual destruction, of the First Temple of the southern Jewish Kingdom of Judah.
This figure, in a detail of a medieval Hebrew calendar, reminded Jews of the palm branches (Lulav) and the citron (Etrog) to be brought to the synagogue at the end of sukkot, closing the solemn convocations of the calendar in autumn.
Tevet (טֵבֵת, Standard Hebrew Tevet, Tiberian Hebrew Ṭēḇēṯ;: from Akkadian ṭebētu) is the fourth month of the ecclesiastical year and the tenth month of the civil year on the Hebrew calendar.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Tenth-of-Tevet   (1254 words)

  
 The Jewish Month of Tevet According to Sefer Yetzirah
The month of Tevet begins the "period" (tekufah) of the winter (whose three months--Tevet, Shevat, Adar--correspond to the three tribes of the camp of Dan--Dan, Asher, Naftali--who were situated on the north side of the camp).
The epitome of this process (in the order of the year, as in the words of the prophet quoted above) is on the tenth of Tevet (in the secret of "the end [final fast-day of the year] is wedged in the beginning [of the events which led to the destruction]").
The letter ayin means "eye." The month of Tevet is the month of the rectification and nullification of the "evil eye." The word Tevet itself comes from tov, "good," referring to tov ayin, "the goodly eye" (the source of the power of blessing, as it is said: "the goodly eye shall bless").
www.inner.org /times/tevet/tevet.htm   (1350 words)

  
 Kavannah (Intention) - Tevet 5765   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tevet is sometimes observed as one day and sometimes as two, because Kislev, the preceding month, is sometimes "full" (30 days long) and sometimes it is not (only 29 days).
On the 10th of Tevet, Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylonia, laid siege to the city of Jerusalem.
In modern day Israel, the 10th of Tevet has been designated as Yom Hakaddish Haklali – the day on which we mourn those whose date or place of death is unknown.
www.bj.org /kavannah/kavanah_tevet_5765.php   (450 words)

  
 The Month of Tevet on OU.ORG
During the month of Tevet, three fast days are observed, the 8th, 9th and 10th of the month, in commemoration of three major calamities which befell the People of Israel.
The fast days of the 8th and 9th of Tevet are called 'fast-days-for-the-righteous,' as on these days, only individuals who choose to, fast, whereas the fast of the 10th of Tevet is a public fast obligating the entire Jewish community.
On the 1st of Tevet, Yechoniah, King of Yehudah, was exiled together with the Sages and the nobility, members of the family of royalty, of Yerushalayim.
www.ou.org /chagim/roshchodesh/tevet/default.htm   (555 words)

  
 Fast of Tevet 10
In our day: The 10th Tevet has been established in Israel by the Chief Rabbinate as the day of mourning for all those who perished in the Holocaust and whose day of departure from this world (yahrzeit) is unknown.
The tribe associated with Tevet is the tribe of Dan.
On the tenth of Tevet, the armies of the Babylonian emperor, Nevuchadnetzar, led by his general Nevuzaradan began the siege on Jerusalem, resulting in the destruction of the first Holy Temple and the exile of the Jewish people to Babylon.
www.philologos.org /bpr/files/Jewish_Feasts/js005.htm   (641 words)

  
 Living in Tune - Tevet
The month of Tevet begins with a great light: Zot Chanukah ("This is Chanukah"), the eighth and final night of Chanukah, when the candles are burning at their brightest.
of Tevet we mark the death of Ezra the Scribe, one of the last of the prophets.
of Tevet, which is commemorated by fasting from dawn until nightfall, is one of four fast days associated with the destruction of the First and Second Temples.
www.decoupageforthesoul.com /livingintune.tevet5762.htm   (2542 words)

  
 Tevet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Tenth of Tevet is a fast day on which the Babylonians laid siege to Jerusalem during the First Temple Period.
One of the characters that we encounter is Dina, the daughter of Jacob and Leah.
Myerhoff redefined academic and public perceptions of the elderly and was a pioneer in her scholarship on women and religion.
www.hillel.org /Hillel/NewHille.nsf/FCB8259CA861AE57852567D30043BA26/1524EF215FFD973E85256D270067AFEF   (852 words)

  
 The Fast of the Tenth of Tevet on OU.ORG
In the State of Israel, Kaddish (the Jewish prayer for the deceased) is recited on this day for people whose date or place of death is unknown.
We see then, that the tenth of Tevet - on which the siege of Yerushalayim began, was the beginning of the whole chain of calamities which finally ended with the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash.
Their aim is rather to awaken the hearts towards repentance; to recall to us, both the evil deeds of our fathers, and our own evil deeds, which caused anguish to befall both them and us and thereby to cause us to return towards the good.
www.ou.org /chagim/roshchodesh/tevet/fast.htm   (760 words)

  
 Tevet 10 | Chabad.org
On the 10th of Tevet of the year 3336 from Creation (425 BCE), the armies of the Babylonian emperor Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Jerusalem.
Tevet 10 (this year, Tuesday, January 10, 2006) is observed as a day of fasting, mourning and repentance.
More recently, Tevet 10 was chosen to also serve as a "general kaddish day" for the victims of the Holocaust, many of whom the day of their martyrdom is unknown.
www.chabad.org /library/article.asp?AID=102698   (338 words)

  
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 www.jewish.com™   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The mazal, or constellation, for Tevet is a goat.
Tevet teaches that, just as one learns to see at night, waits while our eyes empty of light, and then adjusts, only then we can see that which cannot be seen at the very first.
Lily Montague -25th of Tevet (1873-1963) was the founder of both the Liberal movement in England and the World Union of Progressive Judaism.
www.jewish.com /modules.php?name=Rosh~Chodesh_Tevet   (1030 words)

  
 Tenth of Tevet
Tevet is the tenth month on the Hebrew calendar.
The Tenth of Tevet teaches us that the believers in Messiah are not allowed to put up walls to keep the “ungodly” out.
The Fast of the 10th of Tevet is the fourth and final fast mentioned in Zechariah 8:19.
www.geocities.com /gmmaurer/tenthoftevet.html   (1475 words)

  
 The Tenth of Tevet
The Tenth of Tevet marks the onset of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar, the King of Babylonia, and the beginning of the battle that ultimately destroyed Jerusalem and the Temple of Solomon, and sent the Jews into the 70-year Babylonian Exile.
The date of the Tenth of Tevet is recorded for us by the prophet Yechezkel, who himself was already in Babylonia as part of the first group of Jews exiled there by Nebuchadnezzar, 11 years earlier than the actual destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem itself.
Since fasting on the eighth, ninth and 10th days of Tevet consecutively would be unreasonable, the events of the eighth and ninth were subsumed into the fast day of the Tenth of Tevet.
www.aish.com /literacy/mitzvahs/The_Tenth_of_Tevet.asp   (1175 words)

  
 Nahum Tevet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tevet was raised on a kibbutz, a social model for living that depends upon the interaction of all its members to achieve unified social and economic goals.
Just as Tevet’s sculpture appears vulnerable in its seemingly unsteady construction, today the kibbutz system is subject to socioeconomic and political strains.
Tevet’s aesthetic vocabulary is indebted to Minimalism’s stripped-down geometric structures and its use of industrial materials.
www.cmoa.org /international/html/art/tevet.htm   (288 words)

  
 Sof Maaseh B'Machshava Techila -- Darche Noam Institutions
It is the day on which the Rabbis, during the Second Temple era, succeeded in overturning a law that had been imposed by the Sadducees, and reinstated the proper Torah law.
On the other hand, Tevet is the month in which the days begin to get longer, a sign of redemption.
The 25th of Tevet celebrated the preservation of the Beit HaMikdash in the Second Temple period, but symbolizes its final rebuilding.
www.darchenoam.org /articles/web/holidays/ar_tevet_rdk.htm   (769 words)

  
 HighBeam Research: Library Search: Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Yemenites from the Immigrant Camps, Tima, 5 (Tevet, 1996) 145-68 [Hebrew].
Two of the three Israeli participants, Nahum Tevet and Penny Yasour, are established artists who have developed and adhere to a very specific line of work.
Tevet, a senior lecturer at the Bezalel Academy, shows an extremely...
www.highbeam.com /library/search.asp?q=Nahum+Tevet&refid=kunstnet   (533 words)

  
 Seasons of the Moon - Tevet 5757
Even though Tevet has always seen events of hardship and evil for the People of Israel (Joseph Stalin was born in Tevet), nevertheless the planet that 'influences' Tevet, Shabbtai (Saturn), symbolizes the power of contemplation which characterizes the Shabbat experience: Refraining from the mundane, the world of the transcendent is revealed...
However the exception to that rule is the Tenth of Tevet.
For the fast of the Tenth of Tevet commemorates the surrounding of Jerusalem by the armies of the Babylonian king Nevuchadnetzar.
www.ohr.edu /seasons/5757/tevet.htm   (1261 words)

  
 Tevet from WUJS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tevet is the fourth month of the Jewish year.
During Tevet we commemorate the 10th of Tevet by fasting, for a number of historical events happened on that day.
The tenth of Tevet, on which the walls of Jerusalem were breached, was thus the beginning of the chain of calamities that finally ended with the destruction of the first Temple.
www.wujs.org.il /activist/learning/months/tevet.shtml   (290 words)

  
 Torah Tots - The Site for Jewish children - Fast Days - Asara B'Tevet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
IS The tenth day of the month of Tevet is observed as a fast day.
It is known as Asara B'Tevet (the Tenth of Tevet).
On the tenth day of Tevet, the wicked Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Bavel, closed in on Yerushalayim and laid siege outside of the walls of the holy city.
www.torahtots.com /holidays/fastdays/10tevet.htm   (996 words)

  
 Seasons of the Moon - Tevet 5756
Even though Tevet has always seen events that betold hardship and evil for the People of Israel (Joseph Stalin was born in Tevet), nevertheless the planet that influences Tevet, Shabbtai (Saturn), symbolizes the power of contemplation which characterizes the Shabbat experience: Refraining from the mundane, the world of the transcendent is revealed...
On the tenth day of Tevet, 850 years after Joshua led the Jewish People across the Jordan into the Land of Israel, Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon laid siege to Jerusalem.
Three years later, the Holy Temple and Jerusalem were razed to the ground, and its population led to Babylon in exile...
www.ohr.org.il /seasons/5756/tevet.htm   (818 words)

  
 Tevet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tevet (טֵבֵת, Standard Hebrew Tevet, Tiberian Hebrew Ṭēḇēṯ: from Akkadian ṭebētu) is the fourth month of the ecclesiastical year and the tenth month of the civil year on the Hebrew calendar.
Hanukkah - Kislev 25 to Tevet 2 (or Tevet 3 if Kislev is short)
The Fast of Tenth of Tevet (Asara b'Tevet)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tevet   (113 words)

  
 Seasons of the Moon - Tevet 5759
The tenth of Tevet is a tragedy of such enormous proportions because ever since that day, the Torah is itself confined under siege.
And Zion was put under siege on the Tenth of Tevet.
If you count the number of days from the 25th of Kislev, the day when Chanuka begins, till the end of Tevet, that number is also 36.
www.ohr.org.il /seasons/5759/teves.htm   (1050 words)

  
 Tevet - Process Control Technologies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tevet Process Control Technologies develops and deploys metrology solutions for critical semiconductor processes.
Tevet metrology raises yield, reduces scrap, and increases process tool utilization.
Tevet moved metrology into the process module—and stripped away complexity and fragility.
www.tevet-pct.com   (85 words)

  
 Tenth of Tevet | Chabad.AM
The tenth of Tevet, is the anniversaryof the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezar, King of Babylon.
There is a beautiful response from the Rebbe king moshiach shlita to a question from an individual living in Israel concerning the Fast of the Tenth of Tevet.
In the merit of each and every individual who makes this added effort, may G-d fulfill His promise that "These days will be transformed into days of rejoicing and gladness," with the true and complete redemption through Moshiach.
www.kingmessiah.com /421/5058.html   (232 words)

  
 Kavannah (Intention) - Tevet
However, historically Tevet is generally associated with unhappiness.
On the tenth of Tevet, the King of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar, laid siege to Jerusalem.
This catastrophic episode is memorialized with a fast day, which begins on the tenth of Tevet (Asarah B'Tevet).
www.bj.org /kavannah/kavanah_tevet_5764.html   (409 words)

  
 The Tenth of Tevet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From this time forth, the Tenth of Tevet will be remembered as the turning point in the collapse of the First Commonwealth, the beginning of the end.
The Tenth of Tevet is unique among the four fast days of destruction in that it is explicitly mentioned in the prophecy of Yechezkel; the other days are not as clearly delineated in the prophetic texts.
The Chief Rabbinate has ruled, nonetheless, that the Tenth of Tevet be the day of reciting the Kaddish (mourner’s prayer) for those relatives, victims of the Holocaust, whose date of death is not known, and to mark the day with prayer and study.
www.wzo.org.il /en/resources/view.asp?id=39&subject=37   (1409 words)

  
 Project Description (Malawi Enhancing TEVET Outsomes ETO Project)
The Malawi Enhancing TEVET Outcomes (ETO) Project is developing technical vocational education and training (TEVET) policy and management training for TEVET managers and school administrators, and a new technical teacher training program.
The Government of Malawi, through the TEVET Authority, the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training and the Malawi Polytechnic, is providing the ongoing human resource needs for the project and other in-kind contributions.
TEVET managers and administrators from the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, the TEVET Authority and the Malawi Polytechnic and various technical colleges will participate in the training activities over a four year period.
www.siast.sk.ca /international/malawietop/description.htm   (501 words)

  
 Limmud - Tevet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is not until the thirteenth century that all minor memorial fasts were made compulsory, and the Tenth of Tevet seems to stand alone as the fast of fasts with nothing else to recommend it but that very obligation to fast.
Perhaps the Fast of Tevet is an opportunity to understand the pangs of hunger as an internal shofar cry — a wake-up call to the needs of the world.
When the new month of Tevet begins most of us living outside Israel are forced to be thinking about celebrations that are not our own.
www.limmud.org /tasteoflimmud/Tevet   (667 words)

  
 Israelis March Around the Temple Mount on the Fast of 10th Tevet
We feel that the time is short and we are approaching closer and closer to the great day of the redemption of the Temple Mount and the rebuilding of the temple, the end-time house of G—d on the holy hill in Jerusalem.
The Fast of the 10th of Tevet is the day in the Jewish calendar which commemorates the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem which led to the destruction of the First and Second Temples in 586 BCE and 70 CE.
When the marchers came close to the gates of the holy hill of G—d, they prayed the special prayers of the 10th Tevet and called on G—d from the bottom of their hearts to soon fulfil his end-time promises.
www.templemountfaithful.org /Events/20011226.htm   (1406 words)

  
 Tevet Opens New Facility to Meet Growing Demand for Integrated Metrology Products; IC Fab Orders Drive Expanded ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tevet Opens New Facility to Meet Growing Demand for Integrated Metrology Products; IC Fab Orders Drive Expanded Operations and Recruitment of Industry Veteran V.P. YOKNEA'M, Israel --(Business Wire)-- Feb. 15, 2005 -- Tevet Process Control Technologies today announced its move to new headquarter facilities in the Yoknea'm high tech business park near Haifa.
Tevet's In-situ Thickness Measurement System, IsTMS, offers a robust, highly reproducible measurement tool that seamlessly and without additional moving parts, integrates within manufacturing process tools for product wafer measurements.
Tevet's large spot size broadband spectral reflectometry combined with proprietary algorithms makes the IsTMS ideal for multi-film integrated metrology.
www.tmcnet.com /scripts/print-page.aspx?PagePrint=http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2005/feb/1117812.htm   (384 words)

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