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The Jewish perpetual calendar was arranged in a manner that ensures that the first day of Rosh Hashanah will never fall on Sunday, Wednesday or Friday.According to many, this rule took effect when the perpetual calendar was put in place in the 4th century...
An observant Jew recently joined my staff. He is a reliable employee, an honest man and a hard worker. But for the past few weeks he has been telling us that he needs to leave early on Fridays to be home in time for the Sabbath and the same on the eve of ...
What actually occurred on the first Rosh Hashanah, more than 5700 years ago? What are we commemorating?
A summary of the laws and customs that pertain to the Three Weeks mourning period for the Holy Temples—17 Tammuz through 9 Av.
Hello! Here is important information for Rosh Hashanah 2019. Let’s begin with the dates: Rosh Hashanah begins September 29 at sundown and it concludes at nightfall on October 1. When Is Rosh Hashanah in Other Years? Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, fal...
And How Is Shavuot Celebrated?
The Torah was given more than 3,300 years ago. Every year on the holiday of Shavuot we renew our acceptance of G‑d’s gift, and G‑d “re-gives” the Torah. Learn how to celebrate this special holiday . . .
Why do we take our New Year’s Day so seriously? What’s this whole judgment deal? Why all the prayers? Can’t we just party?
All other Jewish holidays have something happy and beautiful about them. Rosh Hashanah only frightens me.
Understand the Talmudic reasoning behind the date - Adar 7.
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