An extra large ram’s horn shofar will set you back $130 or more. This fit the timing for the trumpets in Leviticus 23:24-27. It is believed that during the Exodus, Moses blew the shofar from atop the Mount Sinai to gather all the Israelites.
Rosh Hashanah is known as the Jewish New Year. As a matter of fact, we are in our 5770th year. It arrives at sundown on September 18th. Rosh Hashanah is a time for people of the Jewish people to repent for their sins and try to find ways to better their lives. So how exactly do we celebrate this wonderful holiday? This article gives tips on how to celebrate the coming of the Jewish New Year.
Saturday is the most popular day of the week for weddings. However, it is always a good idea to consider religious observances. For devout Jews and Christians, weekend ceremonies may not be an option. The good news is that weekday wedding are much cheaper for everyone. Not only are reception halls more affordable during the week, but hotel rates are also cheaper. Of course, we are only talking about small savings here. If you truly have your heart set on a Saturday wedding, it doesn’t make much sense to switch to another day just to save a few hundred dollars.
It is common, therefore, to find Rosh Hashana cards with a picture of the Lord, sitting in judgment upon His throne, with two books open before Him. These are the Book of Life and the Book of Death. Those who have been totally righteous are immediately inscribed in the Book of Life. The evil and wicked, on the other hand, are immediately written down in the Book of Death.
If you typically stick to tradition, break out of it by getting rid of the traditional things. Serve hard cider in place of wine or kosher grape juice. Try dipping apple or pear slices into premade caramel dip. Use those New Year’s Eve decorations again. No one will forget your offbeat Rosh Hashanah celebration.
Making the case of respecting our fellow brothers and sisters why not include everyone by saying “Happy holidays?” I do realize you may offend the atheist who can write his or her own essay.
There are several different types of exotic shofars available today as well like ones which are made from the horns of antelopes, onyx, eland, gemsbok etc. if you want the classic shofar go for the traditional one.
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