Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The fourth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.

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  • proper n. The fourth month of the civil year in the Jewish calendar, after Kislev and before Shevat.

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  • n. the fourth month of the civil year; the tenth month of the ecclesiastical year (in December and January)

Etymologies

Hebrew ṭēbēt, from Akkadian ṭebētu, a month name; see ṭbʿ in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Today religious Jews are observing the Fast of the 10th of Tevet.

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  • After all, a young Jewish man and woman trained in the skill of flying at the Egyptian Flight Station and then returned to Tel Aviv to found the flying club there, in the framework of which a group of Egyptian pilots flew to Palestine (cited in Davar, Issue 57, 14 Tevet 5694 [January 1, 1934]).

    Shulamit Goldstein.

  • Todays articles include a contribution from Rabbi Mindy Ribner, giving a Kabbalistic perspective on the Hebrew month of Tevet.

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  • Remember that we are all in the month of Tevet together so we need to be extra compassionate to ourselves and each other if we find ourselves or others becoming more angry this month.

    This Month; A Kabbalic View of Tevet

  • For additional information about the energy of Tevet, along with meditations, teachings and exercises on how to transmute anger and negativity, please read my book Kabbalah Month by Month.

    This Month; A Kabbalic View of Tevet

  • Tevet is known as the time for the purification of anger and other negative emotions.

    This Month; A Kabbalic View of Tevet

  • According to an astrologer friend, the Venus retrograde occurring now indicates that we will be confronted with the karma of previous relationships even more so this month than in previous months of Tevet.

    This Month; A Kabbalic View of Tevet

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  • We are now in the Hebrew month of Tevet, kabbalistically, perhaps the most challenging month of the year.

    This Month; A Kabbalic View of Tevet

  • Unlike the expansiveness of the previous month of Kislev, when we contact our dreams and visions and go forward in life, during this month of Tevet, we have a great opportunity to uproot the remaining negative forces within us and the world.

    This Month; A Kabbalic View of Tevet

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