It also requires some extra serving ware that might need to be purchased. One such item which is of much importance in Judaism is the shofar. They punished American League pitching while playing tight defense behind their pitchers.
Amongst the more popular themes found on Rosh Hashanah cards is the wish that the recipient be inscribed in the Book of Life. This idea stems from the tradition that Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, marks the creation of the world. As such, it is a time of judgment when all men must stand before the Almighty and face a reckoning of their deeds from the past year.
We may find ourselves in the mood to work hard on special projects on Labor Day, the first day of Ramadan, and most of the first week of September, with the Sun joining the Jupiter-Saturn concord. The Sun is in Virgo, so its time for harvest. We are going to be feeling those instinctive instructions to work hard and reap our crops, and we should find it easy to focus them into our businesses and our homes. It may be time for some Fall housecleaning. I have an article called, “Jupiter Trine Saturn – Ready to Work Hard,” if you would like to read more.
So, is the Book of Life figurative or literal? Is it a poetic or a concrete use of words? I believe it is both. If God plays a hand in our destiny, then it might be that our fate is sealed already. However, we are told that “t’shuvah, tefillah and tzedakah” (repentance, prayer and charity) can change God’s decree. If this is so, we can create – or co create – our fate for the year. We can change God’s mind, if it were. We help God write our page in the Book of Life for the coming year – or for our whole life.
While Rosh Hashanah is a holiday with diverse and symbolic food customs, there are some foods that are not recommended for the High Holy Day. Traditionally, nuts are not eaten on this Day. Also, foods that increase phlegm, such as fatty foods and milk products, are not suggested.
Christ gave the Lord’s Supper in place of Passover, so why not celebrate it then and watch in prayer with the following modification? The disciples understood their heritage that judgments fell at Passover. They were probably thinking Passover when Christ said,You don’t know the day or hour. The Greek word, eido, meant be aware, consider, understand. Christ was saying, You don’t understand, and each time He said it, He gave an example of a provision in the law for Passover a month later “as in the days of Noah” when the Flood came with Passover timing, but in the 2nd month, Gen 7:4,11; Exod 12:3.
The infield’s offensive statistics are staggering when compiled. They totaled 769 hits, 462 RBI, 179 doubles, 445 runs scored, and a .327 average. The four missed one game all year. Gehringer and Greenberg made the Hall of Fame. No other infield has ever produced such as season.
Shofar- This is a ram’s horn and it was used in ancient times to get everyone together. Someone blows into the Shofar when it is Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur. It reminds people that it is the New Year. Also, it is a divine summons to repentance and improvement.