Thank God It’s Friday The 13th!

With everything that 2020 has thrown at us, do we really need a Friday the 13th right now!? Judaism’s answer, ABSOLUTELY! Those who are afraid of Friday the 13th suffer from paraskavedekatriaphobia – a phobia that is grounded in two fears that come together to form a powerful superstition, the fear of the number 13 and the fear of Friday. There are many reasons why the number 13 has gotten a bad rap. It’s seen as an incomplete number, while 12 is viewed as a complete, whole number. This most likely explains why there are 12 tribes of Israel, 12 hours on clocks, 12 months in a year and 12 major Greek gods. It also explains why 13 is associated with instability and misfortune. In the Christian faith, Good Friday isn’t really a “good” day at all. It’s a commemoration of Jesus’ crucifixion on a Friday. Many assert that because of this…