Av is the fifth month in the Hebrew Calendar.
Rosh Chodesh – Aspect of Keter
from 2nd of the month to the 8th – aspect of Chokmah
9th to 15th – Binah
16th to 22nd – Zeir Anpin
23rd to End of Month – Malchut
|Days of the week and related energy levels|
|בלע||יובב||חושם||הדד בן בדד||שמלה||שאול||בעל חנן|
|Verse (Deuteronomy 27:9)|
|Sequence from 42 letters name (Ana B’Choach)|
|Sefira level||Av (Female, Hod), Chokmah (year 5780) of Yessod (decade) of Hod (Century) of Yessod (Millennia)|
Leo – ט
|Letter of the month||
|Planet||Sun – חמה|
|Tribe||Issachar – יששכר|
|Priestly stone||Sappir (Sapphire) – ספיר|
Tzadikim for this month
Prophet, brother of Moshe Rabeinu (Moses) and Miriam the Prophetess, the first Kohen Gadol (High Priest). The chariot for the Sephirah of Hod.
Served as Kohen Gadol (High Priest), after the death of his father Aharon HaKohen. His son was the famous, Pinchas HaKohen.
|2||Rabbi Saraya Devlitzki (Dvelaitzki)
Rabbi Shariah Deblitzki was a Lithuanian ultra-Orthodox rabbi, ruler, commonwealth, painter, philologist, and prolific Torah author
|3||Rabbi Shimshon of Ostropola
Kabbalist, was killed during the Chmelnitzki Massacres in 1648-9.
|4||Rabbi Menachem Azarya of Pano
|4||Rabbi Ben Zion Halberstam|
|4||Rabbi Raphael Enkaoua
Leader of the moroccon Jewish community.
|5||Rabbi Yitzchak (Isaac) Luria
|5||Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski
Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski was a pre-eminent Av beis din (rabbinical chief justice), posek(halakhic authority), and Talmudic scholar
|5||Rabbi Gedalyah Hayun
Kabbalist. Founder of yeshivat Beit El.
|5||Rabbi Chaim of Krasna
One of the early followers of the Baal Shem Tov.
|7||Rabbi Moshe Greenwald
Rabbi Moshe Greenwald (1853–1910), also spelled Grunwald, was one of the greatest rabbis of Hungary at the end of the 19th century.
|8||Rabbi Simcha Zissel Ziv
Rabbi Simcha Zissel Ziv Broida also known as the Alter of Kelm (the Elder of Kelm), was one of the early leaders of the Musar movement. The founder of the Kelm Talmud Torah.
|8||Rabbi Shimon Agassi
Shimon Ben Aharon Agassi (also spelled Simon Aghassi) was a Hakham and Kabbalist in Baghdad. He was known as HARASHBA, acronym for Harav Rabbi Shimon Ben Aharon.
|9||Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak of Lublin
Rabbi Yaakov Isaac Horowitz (Hebrew: יעקב יצחק הורוביץ), known as “The Seer of Lublin” (החוזה מלובלין), ha-Chozeh MiLublin, was a Hasidic rebbe from Poland.
|9||Rabbi Yitzhak Nissim
Yitzhak Nissim (Hebrew: יצחק נסים; 1896 — August 9, 1981) was a Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel. Nissim was born in Baghdad and immigrated to Israel in 1925. He studied under Rabbi Sadqa Hussein.
|9||Rabbi Jacob Isaac Horowitz
Rabbi Jacob Isaac Horowitz , The Seer of Lublin was a Hasidic rabbi from Poland.
|10||Rabbi ‘Don’ Yitzchak Abarbanel
Philosopher and Biblical commentator, at the time of the Spanish expulsion(1492).
|10||Issachar ben Yaacov Avinu
Son of Jacob the Patriarch and Leah the Matriarch. He is one of the 12 Tribes.
|13||Rabbi Mordecai ben Abraham Benet
Rabbi Mordecai ben Abraham Benet (Hebrew: מרדכי בן אברהם בנט, also Marcus Benedict; 1753–1829) was a Talmudist and chief rabbi of Moravia.
|13||Rabbi Natan Neta Shapira
Kabbalist and chief rabbi of Cracow.
|14||Rabbi Tzvi Hirsh of Liska
Chassidic leader in Hungary.
|15||All the Tzadikim|
|15||Rabbi Amram ben Diwan
Rabbi Amram became famous as man of miracles and wonders and many people from all over Morocco flocked over to him to receive his blessings
|15||Rabbi Yose Hagelili
Third generation Tana one of the Sages of Yavneh.
|17||Rabbi Samson Wertheimer
Rabbi Samson Wertheimer was chief rabbi of Hungary and Moravia, and rabbi of Eisenstadt. He was also an Austrian financier, court Jew and Shtadlan to Austrian Emperor Leopold I
|19||Rabbi Yaakov Culi
Rabbi Yaakov Culi (a.k.a. Kuli or Chuli) was a Talmudist and Biblical commentator of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries . He belonged to an exiled Spanish family, and was the grandson and pupil of Moses ibn Habib
|20||Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson
His oldest son is the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, ZT”L
|20||Rabbi Eliezer of Azipalia
Chassidic leader, son of the tzaddik Rabbi Yehuda Tzvi of Stretin.
|21||Rabbi Chaim (Halevi) Soloveitchik
Rabbi Chaim (Halevi) Soloveitchik was a rabbi and Talmudic scholar credited as the founder of the popular Brisker approach to Talmudic study within Judaism
|21||Rabbi Aharon Rokeach
Rabbi Aharon Rokeach (19 December 1880 – 18 August 1957) was the fourth Rebbe of the Belz Hasidic dynasty. He led the movement from 1926 until his death in 1957
|22||Rabbi Meir of Premishlan I
He was one of the first students of the Baal Shem Tov and the granfather of the famous Rabbi Meir of Premishlan II.
|23||Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky
Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky, known as The Steipler or The Steipler Gaon, was a rabbi, Talmudic scholar, and posek.
|26||Rabbi Yehuda Fatiya
Kabbalist and famous exorcist.
|27||Rabbi Joshua Höschel ben Joseph
Rabbi Yehoshua Heshil (known as Shlomo’s Defender Hebrew מגיני שלמה of the Book, or Rabbi Yehoshua Harif, Vilna Shalom, was the rabbi of Poland and Lithuania. The Beit David dynasty
|28||Rabbi Abraham Haim Ades
Rabbi Avraham Chaim Ades (1859 – 25 th Father of 1925) was one of the greatest Kabbalists in Jerusalem, a member of the Aram Tsuba Tribunal in Jerusalem and the head of the Kabbalist Yeshiva “Rehovot Hanahar ” in Jerusalem
|28||Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin
Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin (20 November 1816 in Mir, Russia – 10 August 1893 in Warsaw, Poland), also known as Reb Hirsch Leib Berlin, and commonly known by the acronym Netziv, was an Orthodox rabbi, dean of the Volozhin Yeshiva and author of several works of rabbinic literature in Lithuania.
|29||Eliezer Zusia Portugal
Eliezer Zusia Portugal (17 October 1898–18 August 1982), the first Skulener Rebbe
|29||Rabbi Shmuel SALANT
Rabbi Shmuel SALANT a Jerusalem Gaon and world renowned community worker