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Prepare for The Eclipse with Ein Yaakov

According to the Talmud (Sukkah 29a), eclipses are generally interpreted as ominous signs for the world. This perspective stems from the Jewish reliance on a lunar calendar, where the Jewish people are metaphorically compared to the moon. Consequently, a lunar eclipse is considered a warning of adversity for the Jewish community. Conversely, since the secular calendar follows a solar system, a solar eclipse is perceived as an ill omen for the adversaries of the Jewish people.