We helped out at a local soup kitchen during lunchtime. Throw a party to celebrate national heritage, or have a dinner party in honor of friends who have recently become citizens. Regardless of the numbers, this does leave room for discrimination.
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.
Spring is the second most popular, followed by fall and winter. Only about thirteen percent of weddings are held in the winter, even with Valentine’s Day! The reason for this is simple. As wedding costs continue to increase, more and more couples are planning casual, outdoor affairs. And you simply can’t do that in the dead of winter. We must also consider that teachers and other trained professionals have vacation time in the summer.
So now everyone can enjoy the sweet taste of honey cake on Rosh Hashanah and all year round. Here’s the recipe. We use whole whet flour and no one is the wiser.
Meditation: The Eucharist was not the only sacrament founded on that first Holy Thursday. The Church also traces Christ’s founding of the priesthood to this evening, through His command to celebrate the Eucharist “in remembrance of Me.” What attitude should the Twelve, and all priests and bishops after them, bring to their priesthood? The sense of pride and superiority that the chief priests and Pharisees had adopted by Jesus’ time? Quite the opposite, as we see here.
Allow the dough to double and then take out and divide into three equal portions and braid. Or just make a loaf and create a circle to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.
If you prefer to buy from Israel, you can find a number of online dealers. You can also find shofars at your local Judaica dealer, but prices are often marked up significantly.
Another trick of the trade is to cover the finished horn with lacquer to give the horn that beautiful shine, make it stronger, and hide those small defects. But the lacquer finish changes the sound of the shofar, again rendering it non-kosher.