Month: September 2015

Continuation: New year and the Holy day of atonement Yom kippur

Continuation: New year and the Holy day of atonement Yom kippur

We left off by the prayers. We all go home and eat a festive meal together with the family. In the afternoon there is another beautiful tradition called Tashlich. The name is derived from the Hebrew word “casting” as in casting away our sins. The whole […]

Rosh Hashana- The Jewish New year

Rosh Hashana- The Jewish New year

Rosh Hashanah meaning Rosh=Head Shanah=Year (New Year) Tonight is the Jewish New year, the start of the High Holidays. We, the Jewish nation are being judged by G-d on that day and it is decreed who will live or die, who will be poor or […]