Large serving dishes can be used for the cold offerings. The month of Elul is a time for preparation, because it precedes Tishrei and the coming High Holy Holidays. Before buying a shofar you should always test it for quality.
Barness Family JCC’s Yom Kippur Crafts Page – This page has three crafts related to Yom Kippur. The crafts are Jonah and the Whale Suncatcher, Jewish Calendar, and Paper Mache Shofar. The link to do the Jewish Calendar craft is out of date for getting the info to complete the craft with current dates, but I found the Hebcal Interactive Calendar site that can help you still do the craft.
There are prayers that are read for each day of Rosh Hashanah. On day one, we read Genesis XXI. This part of the book talks about the birth of Isaac to Abraham and Sarah. It is said that Sarah gave birth to Isaac on Rosh Hashanah.
Since everything here is perishable, it must be sent over-night or second day air. They have items like Standing Rib Roast for $10.99/lb, Spring Chicken for $2.89/lb, Veal Cutlets $12.99 per lb and Sliced Nova Lox $9.99 / 8oz.
September has a couple of holidays you should look out for. Labor Day is the first Monday in September. This might be a great time to have your wedding and take advantage of the extra day off. If you plan to have our wedding around Labor Day, just make sure to note that with your wedding invitation as some might not realize the date of the holiday.
Meditation: The Words of Institution are recorded four times in the New Testament. Three of them occur in the “Synoptic Gospels”: Matthew, Mark and Luke. One might think the Church would use one of those renderings instead on the night that it remembers Christ’s founding of the sacrament it calls “the source and summit of our faith.” Why, then, does it use Paul’s account here?
September is also back to school time. If you’re planning on including children as flower girls or ring bearers, you should talk to their parents early to make sure they can make it to your wedding.
The chill in the air in September can be the perfect way to make your reception a warm cozy affair. Take your cues from the colors of the season and you’ll have a wonderful fall reception. Be mindful not to over lap with the other special occasions in September and you’ll have a wedding reception that will be long remembered.