This year, have your children prepare parts of Rosh Hashanah. The apostle Paul said those holy days were “a shadow of things to come,” Colossian 2:16. Also, it is a divine summons to repentance and improvement.
Not only is September time to go back to school but it can be a great time to get married. The too-hot days of summer have passed and you’re left with warm afternoons and cool evenings, perfect for your wedding reception. Fall colors lean more to the rich earthy tones and your menu can be a hearty fall feast.
The size of the Shiite majority is so close to the Sunni minority that power is tossed back and forth. One must understand that they are deeply religious people and amongst themselves, Sunnis believes Shiites are not even Islam at all. That is a slap in the face to Shiites who can trace their lineage back to Muhammad.
If you celebrate the holiday of the Jewish New Year, otherwise known as Rosh Hashanah, you are probably familiar with some of the more traditional meals and may be looking for new dinner recipes. There are several great options out there for menu choices. All the dishes for Rosh Hashanah have a special meaning and tradition that is special to recognize. Here are a few new Rosh Hashanah dinner recipe ideas for you to consider.
You can also test the shofar for its sound quality before purchasing it. If possible bring a friend along or ask the dealer to provide you a demonstration.
A little hole shouldn’t be a problem, right? Glue and plaster will do the trick! Not so fast. Once a shofar has a hole or crack in it, it cannot be mended — it is rendered prohibited on the spot and cannot be used in a synagogue on Rosh Hashana or Yom Kippur.
In an act of mercy, the Creator gives us a ten day grace period, to “get our act together”. These ten days, which fall between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, are referred to as the Ten Days of Penitence.
Consider a buffet: Large gatherings are difficult to seat properly in a family home. Most people can’t easily set a table for more than a dozen people and just a few families in attendance makes this task even harder. A buffet style leaves guests free to sit where they like and circulate freely. It also requires some extra serving ware that might need to be purchased. Hot plates and food servers are designed for this task and will keep food from going bad or cold. Large serving dishes can be used for the cold offerings.