Rosh Hashanah , the Jewish new year, is a fall holiday, taking place at the beginning of the month of Tishrei , which is actually the seventh month of the Jewish year (counting from Nisan in the spring). It is both a time of rejoicing and of serious introspection, a time to celebrate the completion of another year while also taking stock of one’s life.
To all my friends celebrating may this be a time of blessing and contemplation. May this be a year of new beginnings and love for all.
Passover or Pesach is a major Jewish holiday and one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays. Together with Shavuot and Sukkot, Passover was one of the Three Pilgrimage Festivals during which the entire population of the kingdom of Judah made a pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem.
To all my friends celebrating Passover I wish you peace, love, grace and many blessings. May G-d bless you all this and in the days ahead.
Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. Jewish people traditionally observe this holy day with an approximate 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services…(From Wikipedia)
To all my friends who are celebrating this high holy holiday I wish you peace and grace from G-d and come together in community to ask and seek forgiveness.
Rosh Hashanah, literally meaning the “beginning [of] the year” is the Jewish New Year. It’s celebrated by praying in synagogue, personal reflection, and hearing the shofar. To my Jewish friends may this be a blessed time for you and yours.
Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom Hashoah. We remember the 6 million Jews killed and the millions of others who perished during the Holocaust. The awareness and understanding of this horrific tragedy is waning as time goes by but its something we must keep in our minds lest it happens again.