Matos-Masei/Rosh Chodesh Av 5780

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Bad Vibes

בתענית דף כט. אמר רב יהודה בריה דרב שמואל בר שילת משמיה דרב כשם שמשנכנס אב ממעטין בשמחה כך משנכנס אדר מרבין בשמחה אמר רב פפא הלכך בר ישראל דאית ליה דינא בהדי נכרי לישתמיט מיניה באב דריע מזליה ולימצי נפשיה באדר דבריא מזליה

The Gemara in Taanis 28a says the just like when the month of Av enters we decrease our happiness, so too when the month of Adar begins we increase our happiness. Rav Papa continues, therefore a Jew that has a court case with a non-Jew should avoid having it in the month of Av because we have bad mazal and instead have it in Adar when we have healthy mazal.

The usage of the words הלכך-therefore in the beginning of Rav Papas statement seems to indicate Read More..

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