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Rosh HaShana 2017

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Our Shul will be celebrating this High Holy Day during our Shabbat Service on September 23rd, 2017.

During the service we will have not only our shofar blasts and a special message about this High Holy Day, but we will also have a shofar blowing contest! It will be split into two groups: 13 years old and up, and the 12 and under group.

Our Shul will have a special Oneg, please sign up on the sheet in the back of the sanctuary.

 

L’shanah Tovah (for a good year)!

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Shanah Tovah!

Come celebrate Rosh Hashanah with Ahava B’Shem Yeshua!

Shanah Tovah Umetukah “A Good and Sweet Year!”

Shofar and ScriptureAlso known as Yom Teruah and the Feast of Trumpets, Rosh Hashanah literally means “the head of the year.”

ADONAI spoke to Moses, saying: “Speak to Bnei-Yisrael (the Children of Israel), saying: In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you are to have a Shabbat rest, a memorial of blowing (shofarot), a holy convocation. You are to do no regular work, and you are to present an offering made by fire to ADONAI.” (Leviticus 23:23-25) TLV Version

The shofar is a call to repentance.

This is the first of three feasts in the month of Tishrei.

  • Tishrei 1: Feast of Trumpets (beginning the 10 “Days of Awe” culminating on the Day of Atonement)
  • Tishrei 10: Day of Atonement
  • Tishrei 15-22: Feast of Tabernacles