The month of Adar is known to be the month of happiness and laughter. Laughter appears when a person feels full identification with a particular content. The month of Adar is a month of a great effort to compare our will with the will of God.
The Month of Adar has become uncontrollable, anti-educational and destructive in many schools. Some educators have tries to stop the chaos, but a better way is to channel all the energy into something positive...
Amalek sought to demonstrate, by attacking the spiritually weak, those whom the Clouds of Glory had cast out, that the secret of Israel's power lay in their observance of the Torah and its commandments, that they possess no intrinsic sanctity.
Among Adar's unique traits is the fact that it contains opportunities for new beginnings as well as for conclusions. We find in this month both life and death, beginning and end. Birth and life on the one hand, loss and destruction on the other.
When we reach the month of Adar, it seems to us as if the rain and the days of cold are already behind us and we are approaching the end of winter. We can almost feel spring in the air. However, there are also a number of signs of winter in Adar.
One of the more colorful of the Mishnaic Sages, a personage whose towering image continues to stir the imagination to this very day, is Choni the Circle-maker. What is the connection between Choni the Circle-maker and the Hebrew month of Adar?
“The collective body of the Jewish people, which, in the depths of its being, is not separate from Divinity at all” (Rabbi A.I. Kook, Orot Yisrael) is capable of reversing even the deepest and most complete evil, and rectifying it completely.
“When Adar begins, we must be especially joyful.” Additional joy serves as an expression of appreciation toward the Almighty for the miracles and the wonders which He performed on our behalf “in those days, at this time.”
The half-shekel hints at the fact that every human being is half empty, and is able to attain completeness only after joining forces with another. Furthermore, it is impossible for the Jewish people to attain unity without being connected to God.