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    Rosh Hashanah Rosh Hashanah heads the year of Jewish festivals and traditions. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year and is usually celebrated for two days in September or October, depending on when it falls in the Hebrew calendar. Rosh Hashanah celebrates the creation of the world and is a time for reflection and self evaluation. It is celebrated on the first day of the seventh month (the month of Tishri). Rosh Hashanah is celebrated by Orthodox Jews everywhere and is one of the Jewish

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    Jewish Historical Origin/ Time of Year The Jewish religious tradition of Rosh Hashanah celebrates the birthday of the world and a time of divine judgment. It is then followed by another holiday, called Yom Kippur ten days later. These two traditions are called the High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah encapsulates four major and interconnected themes, which are: The Jewish New Year, The Day of Shofar Blowing, The Day of Remembrance, and The Day of Judgment (Layton, 2014). This is the most significant time

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    The Customs of Rosh Hashanah Rosh Hashanah falls on the first of Tishri, a Jewish month which falls in September. It is regarded as a high holy day, on which all normal activity ceases. Even those Jews who are not particularly observant will make an effort to attend the synagogue. It is known as Yomim Norain, or day of awe. It is a day on which one should show humility to God and acknowledge that whatever our intentions may be we will descend into sin. On this day one should become particularly

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    Matthew Braddy 03/10/14 Rabbi Greenburg Holida Paper "Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur" Of all the Jewish holidays, the most sanctified is the time of the Jewish New Year. This is a very solemn time and enlightening celebration. The celebration of Rosh Hashanah is a time where an appreciation for the creation of the universe, creatures, and even humanity are reflected upon. The Jewish people personally analyze individual faults and this is when we the positive and negative aspects of the year are thought

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    according to the Jewish calendar. To name a few, the two most notable holidays in the Jewish religion are Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, which celebrates the Jewish new Year and the day of atonement. Rosh Hashanah, commonly referred to as the Jewish New Year, it is the birthday of the Universe, the day god created Adam and Eve and is held on the first two days of the Jewish Year. Rosh Hashanah means Head of the Year, it is referred to as such because the head controls our body and actions. So it is

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    ראש השנה Rosh Hashanah The festival of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, meaning “Head of the Year”, is observed for two days beginning on 1 Tishrei, the first day of the Jewish year. It is the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, and their actions toward mankind’s role in God’s world. It must be realized that Rosh Hashanah emphasizes the special relationship between God and his people: his people’s dependence upon God as creator and sustainer, and God’s dependence upon his people as the

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    Holidays are a celebration and an enjoyment of festivities. Although they are a commonality across the world, holidays differ between countries and cultures. But, what many do not realize is that holidays are ultimately ideology driven, that is that the group that celebrates these holidays follows a certain set of ideas and beliefs. Whether the ideology is religion based, or politically based, all holidays are centered around ideologies. Countries all have their own distinct holidays, although some

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    "scarab," and sure enough, his answer was correct. Contented with my acheivement of a correct answer, I continued the crossword only to be baffled by another clue, "Jewish holiday." I immediately thought of Hanukkah and Rosh Hashanah, however, there was no way "Hanukkah" or "Rosh Hashanah" would fit into the small white boxes allotted for the answer. With the success of my prior artifice, I decided to ask my Jewish friend for help, who also succeeded in providing me with the correct answer, "Purim".

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    ​The Jewish Synagogue of Bet Breira Samu-El Or Olom is composed of Reformed and Conservative Jews. They believe in only one God and their most sacred text is called the Torah. Although their most important prophet is Moses, they also have other important individuals in their religion such as the prophets Abraham, Jacob, and Isaac. Bet Breira Samu-El Or Olom is present in South Florida to invigorate its Jewish members with its spiritual needs and to support and connect its community. There was a countless

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    Losing Humanity

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    “Stop,” I whimpered, desperate to get the S.S. officer to quit hitting me. But the blows kept coming, one after the other, like a drum afraid to get off beat, sending jolts of pain through my body. In that very moment, when the bows did not stop, I lost all faith in God and all of the humanity I had left. I sprung awake, in bed, sweating, realizing that these were only mere thoughts, thoughts provoked by Elie Wiesel who experienced these feelings first hand. In his novel Night, he thematically

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