Tag Archives: Shofar

Shana Tova Umetuka – 5778

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Friday night.  This year, since Rosh Hashana falls on Thursday and Friday, we then run straight into Shabbat, giving us a 3-day festival (so … Continue reading

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The approach to Rosh Hashanah: The sound of the Shofar

Rosh Hashana begins on Sunday night and there is not much time left for posting. The news is almost unrelentingly bad and I really don’t feel like posting anything more about Iran, BDS, anti-Israel activity, anti-Semitism, the delegitimization of Israel, … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashana videos

Rosh Hashana is almost upon us, starting tomorrow night. Stay tuned for my Rosh Hashana post tomorrow morning, but until then, here are some cute videos to get you into the Rosh Hashana spirit, several of which I found at … Continue reading

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