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Rosh Hashanah- Feast of Trumpets

  Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year), usually falls in September and last for two days.  On Rosh Hashanah, we listen to the Shofar (ram's horn) blown, eat symbolic foods, and refrain from work. After repenting for bad deeds through prayers, they symbolically cast off sins through the Tashlich ceremony.   THE AMIDAH 1. THE GOD OF HISTORY: Blessed [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Holidays|0 Comments

Hanukkah

Hanukkah means "dedication" in Hebrew, refers to the eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Maccabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and "rededication" of the Temple in Jerusalem. The story tells of how the Maccabees rejected the occupier Antiochus Epiphanes and retook the temple against [...]

By | December 18th, 2016|Holidays|0 Comments