Cheshvan 5784: The Pleasures and Mysteries of Sefer ha-Chinuch
🧑🎓 As we begin another cycle of Torah reading, a closer look at the Chinuch, an anonymous (perhaps!) book that enumerates the 613 commandments based on their order of appearance in Chumash.
Welcome to Cheshvan, our holiday-less month (unless you count the building of the Third Temple, but, you know, we’re still waiting on that). For me, Cheshvan is a blank canvas of opportunity: an invitation to explore an aspect of Torah that doesn’t fit into our yearly cycle, or even one of the “yomi” daily learning practices which so many are engaged in…
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