Wishing you a good Chodesh.
Below are a few salient points about Rosh Chodesh Shevat.
On the first of the month, Moshe, inspired by prophecy from G-d, began to recite the words of the Book of Devarim to Israel.
..For thirty-seven days, Moshe spoke these words to all Israel. He began the first of Shevat and ended the seventh of Adar.
...The later Sages have, therefore, said that the first of Shevat is comparable to the day of the giving of the Torah.
...Because the period of transmission of the Book of Devarim was this thirty-seven day interval, all the days from the first of Shevat until the seventh of Adar are especially well suited for renewed inspiration in the study of Torah and the doing of Mitzvot.
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