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    Yom Kippur

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    Some religions believe that by praying once a day will bring them closer to God, and some think praying five times a day will bring them closer to God. For example, Hindus have a day called Carva Choth, Muslims have Ramadan, and the Jews have Yom Kippur. They all have different purposes for fasting, but there is one thing in common, which is a connection through humans to God. In World War Two, the Nazi Germans captured all the Jewish people and put them in concentrations camps, also known as

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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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    The Yom Kippur War

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    Israeli preparation for war with Syria was less extensive than the Egyptian preparations, because the border was smaller (Approximately 80 miles vs. 40 miles) in comparison to the Egyptian-Israeli border. (See Figure 2. Israel - Syria Border). Israel built fortified Jewish settlements in the Golan. Anticipating Syriawould attack with armor, Israel made obstacles, tank traps, and minefields. Reinforced bunkers and tank placements were created. The battlefield plan was laid out with interlocking fields

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    A Brief Recount of the Yom-Kippur War

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    The October War of 1973 also known as the Yom-Kippur War was one of the wars we often overlook when we dive into the historical events that took place in history. The growing tensions between Israel and Egypt led to the surprise attack by Egypt on Israel. It was particularly interesting due to the fact that both sides claim to have won the War. The Yom-Kippur War received its name based on the fact that it occurred on the holiest day of prayer and fasting in the Jewish holiday 1. The October War

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    Yom Kippur

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    Yom Kippur Yom Kippur is the most important holidays for the Jewish. It is a time for people to seek forgiveness from others. Yom Kippur is important because it comes just before the Jewish new year so that people can have a fresh start for the new year. Yom Kippur also gives people a chance to look back on the past year and plan for the upcoming year. Yom Kippur dates back to biblical times when animals were used to transfer sins to. The first animal that was used was a goat, but soon roosters

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    with God, yet still build and reflect on their own character and morals. Jewish holidays occur on the same day, every year 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

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    Jewish Religions

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    Jewish Religions Passover (Pesah), which celebrates the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, begins on the fifteenth of the month of Nisan and continues for seven days, through Nisan 21, though many Diaspora communities celebrate it for eight days (Strassfeld, Michael, 1985). The name Passover is taken from the Exodus story: During the tenth and ultimate plague inflicted on Pharaoh to break his will, God passed over the Israelites and struck down only the Egyptian firstborn. That night Pharaoh

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    When Judaism and Catholicism are mentioned, there is a general misconception that they are very similar religions when in fact Judaism is a predecessor from which Catholicism took its early foundations, but altered in its main belief as time progressed. In the progressive timeline, Judaism originated around 1300 BC. From this religion, Christianity was formed as a new religion stemming from Judaism around 35 AD, and Catholicism being a branch of Christianity formed its identity as a distinct branch

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    The Practice of Scapegoating

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    it is for social, political, or medical reasons. The term of “scapegoat” first appears in the Christian Bible in Levictus, Chapter 16. The original meaning was a goat that took upon the sins of the people and is then sent into the wilderness on Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement. William Tyndale invented the word in 1530 in his translation of the Bible. He translated the Hebrew word, “Azazel” to “ez azel”, meaning, “goat escapes” “A scapegoat has to be innocent of causing the events,

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    their success in wartime situations. Since only brief examples of case studies have been performed in previous literature, this paper will contribute to the discussion by presenting an intense case study on Israel during the Six Day War in 1967 and Yom Kippur War in 1979. For Stam and Reiter to be correct in their assessments over democracies high success rate in war, political culture and political structure must be found internally within Israel during the time period of these two conflicts. To be

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